PETER GUTHRIE TAIT, F.R.S.E. (1831-1901)
Peter Guthrie Tait was a life-long friend of James
Clerk Maxwell. Professor of Natural Philosophy at Edinburgh
University, after whom the present Tait Chair of Natural Philosophy
is named. Tait, Kelvin and Maxwell collaborated closely and carried
on a flourishing correspondence on matters related to Physics.
Portrait in oils is by Harrington Mann the gift of Jens and Carol