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    • 1906 (Publication)
    • 1891 (Creation)

    Robert Wilhelm Bunsen was born March 30, 1811 in Göttingen and died August 16, 1899 in Heidelberg. He was a German inventor, chemist, and professor whose light studies created the field of spectrum analysis.

    Sir Henry…

    • 1899 (Creation)
    • 1906 (Publication)

    Whimsical illustration of mice in a laboratory with glassware, apparatus, and a Bunsen burner. Beatrix Potter was a niece of the author, Henry Roscoe, and created this illustration as a gift. The illustration is based…

    • 1906 (Publication)
    • 1862 (Creation)

    Photographic portrait of Robert W. Bunsen, Gustav Kirchhoff, and Henry E. Roscoe. In the book Roscoe explains that the photograph was taken during a visit of Bunsen and Kirchhoff to Manchester while Roscoe was chair of…

    • 1906 (Publication)

    A photographic portrait of Henry Enfield Roscoe writing at a desk at his home, Woodcote Lodge in 1906. The photograph was taken by a photographer from Elliot & Fry studio and printed by Emery Walker.
    A photomechanical…

    • 1906 (Publication)

    Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe lived from 1833 to 1915. He spent time studying under Robert Bunsen in Heidelberg, receiving his PhD in 1854. In 1857 Roscoe was appointed head of chemistry at Owens College, Manchester and held…

    • 1893

    Comprehensive book on the ice industry with content and illustrations on the harvesting, cutting and storing of ice; ice house construction; handling, transport and marketing of ice; the use of ice in refrigeration; ice…

    • 1949-Dec

    Newsletter issued by the Vanadium Corporation of America with articles entitled "Uranium in the Colorado Plateau Area," "Bus Springs: Wellsprings of Good Will," "The Vanadium Minerals — Part II — Mineral Sources of…

    • 1889 – 1891

    This photogravure reproduces a painting by American artist Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924), who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and also spent time in France. The photogravure was part of a massive study of…

    • circa 1886

    Men with glass-blowing equipment inflate molten glass (background glow) to produce items of glassware. Two women are watching at lower right. This photogravure (by Goupil & Co.) was published in New York and was based…

    • 1913

    In Chapter XI on carbon dioxide, Geoffrey Martin discusses limestone rocks and formations. Of Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, he writes:

    "One distant and dangerous abyss, called the Maelstrom, was first explored by a boy,…