William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and metallurgist, c 1800-1810.
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32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and metallurgist, c 1800-1810.

Lewis, F C

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Engraving by F C Lewis after a drawing by Sir Thomas Lawrence of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828). Wollaston was the pioneer of the fabrication of platinum and also discovered palladium and rhodium. He was the first to produce ductile and malleable platinum on a commercial scale, and improved various scientific apparatus including the microscope and sextant.
 

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