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Carnot Sadi A1

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Carnot Sadi A1

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Portrait of Carnot
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Lithograph by Boilly, Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Harvard University Collection

Portrait of Sadi Carnot (1796-1832) who laid the foundation for the development of thermodynamics. Photograph appeared in "Great Men of Science, a History of Scientific Progress," by Philipp Lenard, The Macmillan Co., N.Y. 1933.

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1 lithographic print (8 x 11 inches), 2 photographic prints (black and white; 9.25 x 6.5 inches, 6.5 x 4.5 inches)
Carnot, Sadi, 1796-1832