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John Dalton, F.R.S.

  • 1823
  • Engraved by William Henry Worthington, English. After a painting by Allen. Published 25 June 1823 by Zanetti and Agnew, 94, Market Street, Manchester, and Hurst, Robinson & Co., 90, Cheapside, London
    Made in London
  • Plate: 18 x 13 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.069
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

An engraving of a bespectacled John Dalton (1766–1839), a chemist and pioneer in nuclear physics who is seated next to a desk with an air pump and sheets of atomic symbols.

Inscription

President of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Member of the Royal Academy of the National Institute of France &c.

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