William Henry Bragg, English physicist, c 1910s.
 
 
 

William Henry Bragg, English physicist, c 1910s.

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Signed photograph of Sir William Henry Bragg (1862-1942) who founded X-ray crystallography, the determination by x-ray diffraction methods of the molecular structure of crystals. He was the father of William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), also a physicist, and they worked together, jointly winning the Nobel prize for physics in 1915. Bragg became director of the Royal Institution in 1923 as did his son after him.
 
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