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Jemima Blackburn

 

Jemima Blackburn

Maxwell's Cousin, Jemima Blackburn,
 née Wedderburn  (1823-1909). 
Jemima was Maxwell's cousin, an accomplished artist
and illustrator. 
She married Hugh Blackburn (1823-1905) who was
Professor of Mathematics at Glasgow from 1849-79. 
Blackburn had succeeded Lord Kelvin’s father(1786-1849).
Lord Kelvin (1824-1907) being the Professor of Physics
at Glasgow for the 54 years from 1846-99).

Photograph by Alinari of Florence,1852

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