- circa 1884
Portrait of Adolf von Baeyer (1835-1917), recipient of the 1905 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer was born on October 31, 1835, in Berlin, Germany. As a student at the University of…
Letter in French from Giovanni Antonio Giobert (1761-1834), an Italian chemist and mineralogist after whom the mineral giobertite has been named, to Count Chanteloup. Dated August 16, 1812, the letter concerns a sample…
- Old as the Pyramids... New as the 20th Century
Color print advertisement for synthetic indigo and other indigoid products manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement features images of ancient Egyptian statues with accompanying text…