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Profesor John Percy's metallurgical laboratory, 1877.

Profesor John Percy's metallurgical laboratory, 1877.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm


Oil painting of Profesor John Percy's metallurgical laboratory at the Royal School of Mines, Jermyn Street, London. Percy (1817-1889), the first Profesor of Metallurgy at the School of Mines, invented a method of extracting silver from its ores. He accumulated a large metallurgical collection which was bought by what is now the Science Museum, London.

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