John Dalton, F.R.S.President of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Member of the Royal Academy of the National Institute of France &c.
Published June 25th.1823, by Zanetti & Agnew, 94, Market Street, Manchester, and Hurst, Robinson & Co. 90, Cheapside, London.
Engraving. Unidentified collector's blind stamp in lower right corner. Very large margins. Platemark: 460 x 330mm (18 x 13"). Paper slightly wrinkled. Uncut.
A portrait of philosopher John Dalton (1766-1844), seated at a desk on which are various scientific instruments. Dalton was a British chemist and physicist, born at Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth in Cumberland. He is most well known for his advocacy of the atomic theory.
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