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Joseph Needham (1900-1995), Scientist and sinologist

Sitter in 8 portraits
Biochemist and historian of science; Needham became interested in China and was a supporter of the Chinese communist revolution, producing the 12-volume Science and Civilization in China (1954-84); first director of the Natural Science Department of UNESCO (1946-8).

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P363(17)

Joseph Needham

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1937
NPG P363(17)

6571

Joseph Needham

by Yolanda Sonnabend
oil on canvas, 1988
NPG 6571

x96748

Joseph Needham

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, March 1949
NPG x96748

x96749

Joseph Needham

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, March 1949
NPG x96749

x96752

Dorothy Mary Moyle Needham (nee Moyle); Joseph Needham

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, March 1949
NPG x96752

x96753

Dorothy Mary Moyle Needham (nee Moyle); Joseph Needham

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, March 1949
NPG x96753

x186814

Joseph Needham

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, March 1949
NPG x186814

D13597

Joseph Needham

by Henryk Gotlib
pencil, circa 1939-1945
NPG D13597