Luke Howard, English chemist and meteoroligist, early 19th century.
 
 
 

Luke Howard, English chemist and meteoroligist, early 19th century.

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Oil painting by Opie of Luke Howard (1772-1864). Despite setting up a firm manufacturing pharmaceutical chemicals, Howards & Sons Ltd, Howard is probably best known for his contribution to cloud clasification. A keen amateur meteoroloigist, he was made a fellow of the Royal Society in 1821, the highest accolade they could bestow him with.
 
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