Portraits of John Dalton
Profile etching of John Dalton (1766-1844).
Widely known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry, Dalton was a noted English meteorologist and chemist. His research on meteorology resulted in its acceptance as a recognized science. He discovered his own color blindness through his botanical studies of flower hues which informed his research on color blindness.
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Jeens, Charles Henry. “Portraits of John Dalton.” Macmillan & Co., n.d. Papers of Georg and Max Bredig, Box 4, Folder 4. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/cfj510l.
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