Heinrich Kiepert, German geographer, late 19th century.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Photogravure after a photograph of geographer and cartographer Heinrich Kiepert (1818-1899). Kiepert was profesor of geography at the university of Berlin from 1854. His major cartographical work is an atlas entitled 'Formae orbis antiqui'. From a collection of portraits of scientists published by Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, c 1910. Dimensions: 460mm x 340mm.