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IMAGE number
UIS5077476
Title
William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and metallurgist, c 1810s
Location
Science Museum, London, UK
Medium
engraving
Description
William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and metallurgist, c 1810s. Engraving of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) by John Jackson, after a painting by William Skelton. 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. ©SSPL/Science Museum
Photo credit
SSPL/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ man / portrait / engraving / 19 19th xix xixth century / england english / great britain - british / chemistry / chemist / metallurgy
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