John Percy, English metallurgist, 1859.
 
 
 

John Percy, English metallurgist, 1859.

Gilbert, J

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Print from a portrait painted by J Gilbert. John Percy (1817-1889) was the first Profesor of Metallurgy at the School of Mines, London, who invented a method of extracting silver from its ores. His large metallurgical collection was bought by what is now the Science Museum.
 
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