Wollaston's crystal models, 1790-1828.

Wollaston's crystal models, 1790-1828.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm


These wooden models show how groups of spherical atoms can form different crystal shapes. William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) was an English chemist who carried out research into both chemistry and optics, which included distinguishing two new metals, palladium and rhodium and the camera lucida.

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