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