Portrait print of John Dalton (1766-1844) seated at a table with his hand at his temple.
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.
This plate is from John Howard Appleton's (1844-1930) Chemistry, Developed by Facts and Principles Drawn Chiefly from the Non-Metals, published in 1884. Intended as an introduction to the study of chemistry, this volume contains illustrations throughout the text including color plates. Color plates have been digitized along with a selection of illustrations.
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Appleton, John Howard. “Portrait of John Dalton.” Chemistry, Developed by Facts and Principles Drawn Chiefly from the Non-Metals. Providence, Rhode Island: Providence Lithograph Company, 1884. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/g434ew5.
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