John Desmond Bernal

1 portrait on display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery

John Desmond Bernal, by Ramsey & Muspratt, 1932 - NPG P363(3) - © Peter Lofts Photography / National Portrait Gallery, London

© Peter Lofts Photography / National Portrait Gallery, London

John Desmond Bernal

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
11 7/8 in. x 10 in. (301 mm x 253 mm) uneven
Given by Jane Burch, 1988
Primary Collection
NPG P363(3)


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Although no longer at Cambridge and mostly living in London, Bell was increasingly involved with Lettice Ramsey's friends and the Marxist scientific circle that centred around Bernal.

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