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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


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.


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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