London Publish'd Dec.r 19.th 1812 by G. Jones.
Stipple oval with large margins, engraved scientific image below. Plate 165 x 115mm. 6½ x 4½".
Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794), the "father of modern chemistry", and French nobleman prominent in the histoies of chemistry and biology. He named both oxygen (1778) and hydrogen (1783) and helped construct the metric system, put together the first extensive list of elements, and helped to reform chemical nomenclature.
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