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IMAGE number
BAL13926
Title
Portrait of Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829) (oil)
Artist
Linnell, John (1792-1882) / English
Description
professor at Royal Institution (1802-13); 1820 President of Royal Society; after a portrait by Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830);
Location
Private Collection
Medium
pétrole
Date
(C19th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • chemist
  • discovered sodium and potassium
  • half length
  • inventor of davy lamp
  • male
  • natural philosopher
  • physicist
  • scientist
  • young man

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