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Portrait of John Dalton (1766-1844)

Photograph of an etched portrait of British chemist John Dalton, seated at a desk, where Dalton's atomic symbols charts are seen draped over the table top. The line engraving, done by William Henry Worthington (ca 1795-1839), is after a painting (most likely done by Joseph Allen (1769-1839). Dalton, famous for developing the atomic theory of matter, is considered the father of modern atomic theory.

ID: 2007-00049
Dalton, John

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Photograph; LENGTH: 5 x 7 in.; 8 x 10 in.; QUANTITY: 2

Topics: History of Science

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