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Engraving of Alfred Nobel

  • 7 in. W x 10 1/2 in. H
    Engraving
  • Gift of Williams Haynes, Chemists' Club Archives
  • Williams Haynes Portrait Collection
  • 2003.901.102
  • No known copyright restrictions, CHF Collections

Description

Portrait of Alfred Nobel, the Swedish chemist who invented dynamite. Nobel left his fortune to establish the Nobel Foundation. Since 1901 the prize has honored men and women for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, and literature, and for work in peace (economics was added in 1969).

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