Harden Franklin Taylor (left) and Bernard Godwin (right)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-4057]

Creator: New York Academy of Sciences

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-4057

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Summary

At the New York Academy of Sciences 131st annual dinner and meeting, December 16, 1948, Dr. Harden Franklin Taylor (1890-1966) (left), retiring Academy president, accepted on behalf of the Academy, a portrait of Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin and honorary life member of the Academy, from artist Bernard Godwin (1900-1967) (right). Godwin executed the work in London, at the request of an anonymous donor.

Subject

  • Taylor, Harden Franklin 1890-1966
  • Fleming, Alexander Sir 1881-1955
  • Godwin, Bernard 1900-1967
  • New York Academy of Sciences

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-4057

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1948
  • December 16, 1948

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-4057]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 7.79 x 9.60

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