- Circa 1920
Portrait of Benjamin Talbot Brooks (b. 1885). Brooks was an authority on petroleum and author of several volumes on the subject, including The Chemistry of Petroleum Hydrocarbons (1954-55).
Portrait of Samuel Phillip Sadtler (1847-1923), a charter member and first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Samuel Philip Sadtler was born on July 18, 1847 in Pine Grove, Schyulkill…
- Circa 1910
Portrait of Japanese chemist Jokichi Takamine (1854-1922). The son of a doctor, Takamine graduated from the College of Science and Engineering of the Imperial University of Tokyo in 1879 and, with support from the…
- Circa 1900
Portrait of Charles Frederick Chandler (1836-1925), an industrial chemist whose research concerning sugar refining, gas manufacturing, and chemical education greatly impacted public sanitation and health.