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C1870 Gallery

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Choose from 87 pictures in our C1870 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871), English scientist and astronomer, c1870

John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871), English scientist and astronomer, c1870. Son of the astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822), he continued his father's work, discovering hundreds of nebulae and clusters, and mapped southern skies from South Africa. Coined the words 'photography', 'positive' and 'negative' and pioneered astronomical photography. From The World's Great Men (London, c1870). Engraving.

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John Russell, lst Earl Russell (1792-1878), c1870. Known as Lord John Russell until

John Russell, lst Earl Russell (1792-1878), c1870. Known as Lord John Russell until 1861 when he was created Earl. British Whig and Liberal politician who served two terms as Prime Minister, 1846-1852 and 1865-1866. Grandfather of the mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell. From The World's Great Men. (London, c.1870). Engraving.

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Sectional view of Gay-Lussac's lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870. These

Sectional view of Gay-Lussac's lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870. These were for the large-scale production of sulphuric acid also known as Oil of Vitriol or H2SO4, one of the most important industrial chemicals. Invented in 1827, Gay-Lussac's (1778-1850) method only came into use after the invention by John Glover (1817-1902) of the denitrating tower (E) some thirty years later. From Les Merveilles de l'Industrie by Louis Figuier. (Paris, c1870). Engraving

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