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Sir Robert Robinson (1886-1975), Organic chemist

Sitter in 8 portraits
Robinson's extensive research in organic chemistry included contributions on natural colouring matters, alkaloids, steroids and synthetic oestrogens and helped to lay the foundations of the modern electronic theory of organic chemical reactions. He won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1947.

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Oxford Scientists

by Wolfgang Suschitzky
bromide print, 1944
NPG P562


Sir Robert Robinson

by Alfred Kingsley Lawrence
oil on canvas, circa 1950
NPG 5112


Sir Robert Robinson

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 11 May 1933
NPG x21929


Sir Robert Robinson

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1960-1975
NPG x22074


Sir Robert Robinson

by Walter Bird
bromide print, 12 February 1963
NPG x167168


Sir Robert Robinson

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187613


Sir Robert Robinson

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187614


Sir Robert Robinson

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187615

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