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Patrick Blackett

(1897-1974), Physicist; government and military advisor; recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

Sitter in 26 portraits
Blackett's pioneering research in nuclear physics led to an important role as a scientific adviser during the Second World War. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1948. The driving force behind Operational Research during the War, and later influential in promoting the adaptation of wartime discoveries, it was not until the 1960s that his ideas were again given government backing.

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Patrick Blackett, by Lucia Moholy - NPG P127

Patrick Blackett

by Lucia Moholy
bromide print, 1936
NPG P127

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(34)

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1949
NPG 4529(34)

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(35)

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1949
NPG 4529(35)

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(36)

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1949
NPG 4529(36)

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(37)

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1949
NPG 4529(37)

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(38)

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1949
NPG 4529(38)

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(39)

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1949
NPG 4529(39)

Patrick Blackett, by Sir David Low - NPG 4565

Patrick Blackett

by Sir David Low
chalk, 1949
NPG 4565

Patrick Blackett, by Emmanuel Levy - NPG 5010

Patrick Blackett

by Emmanuel Levy
oil on board, 1956
NPG 5010

Patrick Blackett, by Lucia Moholy - NPG x76384

Patrick Blackett

by Lucia Moholy
modern resin-coated print, 1936
NPG x76384

Patrick Blackett, by Lucia Moholy - NPG x76385

Patrick Blackett

by Lucia Moholy
vintage bromide print, 1936
NPG x76385

Patrick Blackett, by Lucia Moholy - NPG x76386

Patrick Blackett

by Lucia Moholy
vintage bromide print, 1936
NPG x76386

Patrick Blackett, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x165293

Patrick Blackett

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, February 1942
NPG x165293

Patrick Blackett, by Howard Coster - NPG x2986

Patrick Blackett

by Howard Coster
quarter-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2986

Patrick Blackett, by Howard Coster - NPG x2988

Patrick Blackett

by Howard Coster
quarter-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2988

Patrick Blackett, by Howard Coster - NPG x2989

Patrick Blackett

by Howard Coster
quarter-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2989

Patrick Blackett, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x5924

Patrick Blackett

by Walter Stoneman
negative, February 1942
NPG x5924

Patrick Blackett, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x5925

Patrick Blackett

by Walter Stoneman
negative, February 1942
NPG x5925

Patrick Blackett, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x5926

Patrick Blackett

by Walter Stoneman
negative, February 1942
NPG x5926

Patrick Blackett, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x5927

Patrick Blackett

by Walter Stoneman
negative, February 1942
NPG x5927

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