Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Bt(1792-1871), Geologist and geographer
Sitter in 22 portraits
Geologist; named and described Silurian system; travelled extensively throughout Europe and Russia studying geological structures; president of Geological Society, 1831 and Royal Geographical Society, 1843.
by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 26 November 1870