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Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), Chemist and crystallographer; winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry; wife of Thomas Lionel Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

Sitter in 17 portraits
Chemist and crystallographer. Hodgkin went to Somerville College, Oxford. In 1933 she became the first scientist to make an X-ray diffraction photograph of a protein, a technique she subsequently used to define the structure of penicillin (1942-9), Vitamin B12 (1964) and insulin (1969). Hodgkin became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1947, and was the first and only British woman to win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1964. A Royal Society Fellowship scheme was established in her name, to help women who wish to be both career scientists and to raise children.

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P363(13)

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1937
NPG P363(13)

5797

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Maggi Hambling
oil on canvas, 1985
NPG 5797

x27431

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1937
NPG x27431

x26009

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 29 June 1947
NPG x26009

x13727

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1967
NPG x13727

x21942

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 14 November 1969
NPG x21942

x18617

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, March 1977
NPG x18617

x25229

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Deborah Elliott
bromide fibre print, 1984
NPG x25229

x135905

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

by Anita Corbin and John O'Grady
C-type colour print, 1989
NPG x135905

x26008

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 29 June 1947
NPG x26008

x26010

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 29 June 1947
NPG x26010

x26011

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 29 June 1947
NPG x26011

x27432

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Ruan O'Lochlan
bromide print, 1969
NPG x27432

x32358

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Ruan O'Lochlan
bromide print, 1969
NPG x32358

x33954

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Ruan O'Lochlan
bromide print, 1969
NPG x33954

x18525

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 14 November 1969
NPG x18525

x27430

Dorothy Hodgkin

by David Montgomery
C-type colour print, 1977
NPG x27430

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