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D.W. Bowdoin (Downing Block, Salem)
John Lewis Russell, Botanist
Carte de visite
Wisconsin Historical Society
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-47098
Carte-de-visite portrait of John L. Russell (1808-1873), Botanist. From 1831-1854, Russell served as a Unitarian minister in a number of cities. Served as Professor of Botany and Horticultural Physiology at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society starting in 1833 until his death. He was especially interested in cryptogams, particularly lichens. Shown here in seated three-quarter profile. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads, "John L. Russell, 1869."
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