Francis Harry Compton Crick(1916-2004), Molecular biologist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Molecular biologist. Together with J. D. Watson, Crick proposed the model for the structure of DNA, the acid in chromosomes which stores genetic information. They were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology (1962) with the biophysicist Maurice Wilkins.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Antony Barrington Brown
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 21 May 2003
- Odile Crick (née Speed) (wife)
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.