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Sir Ewart Jones (1911-2002), Organic chemist

Sitter in 10 portraits
An organic Chemist, Jones was Waynfleet Professor of Chemistry at Oxford University, 1955-78. He published widely on the structure and synthesis of natural products, particularly steroids, terpenes and vitamins, and also gave his name to 'Jones Oxidation', the chromic acid oxidation of secondary alcohols to ketones in acetone. Jones chaired numerous academic and public committees and won several awards, including the Davy Medal of the Royal Society. He was instrumental in the formation of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1980.

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Sir Ewart Jones

by Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon)
pencil, 1990
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, 1950
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1950
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1950
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1950
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Walter Bird
bromide print, 12 December 1964
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 November 1965
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 November 1965
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 November 1965
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Sir Ewart Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 December 1970
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