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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