Frontispiece portrait of Mikhail Vasilʹevich Lomonosov (1711-1765), after the painting by G. C. Prenner. Lomonosov was a Russian polymath, scientist and writer who discovered the atmosphere of Venus and the law of conservation of mass in chemical reactions.
Frontispiece portrait is from the Intermediate Text Book of Chemistry by Alexander Smith. The preface of this work describes how this chemistry textbook contains an intermediate level of instruction, being more advanced than elementary chemistry but not as comprehensive as college chemistry. The modified periodic table of elements found within this work differs from Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev's (1834-1907) version as explained in the text. Only the pages pertaining to the modified periodic table of elements and a selection of plates have been digitized from this work.
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Smith, Alexander. “Frontispiece: Portrait of Mikhail Vasilʹevich Lomonosov.” Intermediate Text Book of Chemistry. New York, New York: The Century Company, 1787–1919. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/c8t3tnn.
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