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Gay-Lussac Joseph A1

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Donor: 
Bill Cleveland
Image title: 
Portrait of Gay-Lussac
Credit line: 
Drawn by Boilly, Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Harvard University Collection, Brittle Books Collection
Description: 

Portrait of Joseph Gay-Lussac, who established the volume ratio law for combining of gases, and the inventor of the "Gay-Lussac Tower" for making sulfuric acid.

Photo date: 
1822
Original format: 
1 lithographic print (9 x 8.75 inches), 2 photographic prints (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis, 1778-1850
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