Title: Portrait of George Simmonds [Simonds] Boulger
Creator: Maull & Fox
Description: Cabinet card photograph of George Simmonds [Simonds] Boulger, elected: 1875. Cabinet card.
“GEORGE SIMMONDS BOULGER (1853-1922) was a keen naturalist from his earliest childhood; he was appointed Professor of Natural History at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, in 1876, and occupied the chair for thirty years. As a lecturer on many scientific subjects, as author of a book on Elementary Geology, of several botanical volumes, and as an active contributor to natural history periodicals he rendered valuable service to biological science in the widest sense, and played a prominent part in spreading the gospel of Science among the people. He was elected into our Society in 1875.” Anniversary Address of the President, 16 February 1923, ‘Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society’, vol 79 (1923), lxiii.
Format: Black and white photograph
Archive reference: GSL/POR/48/39/01
Image reference: 01-62
Recommended print size: Up to 70 x 50cm