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JCM by Jemima

 

JCM by Jemima

Portrait of James Clerk Maxwell painted  c1870 by the artist Jemima Blackburn
(née Wedderburn 1823-1909). 
Jemima was Maxwell's cousin, and wife to 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).

Courtesy of the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
and the Public Catalogue Foundation.

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