Portrait photo by Maull and Polyblank. Matted. Benjamin Collins Brodie.

Portrait photo by Maull and Polyblank. Matted.

Publisher Information: London: 1856. Brodie, Benjamin Collins, 2nd Baronet (1817-80). Chemist who discovered and named cerotic acid, cerotin and melissic acid; opponent of Dalton’s atomic theory (which he described as a “thoroughly materialistic bit of joiner’s work”) and creator of the “calculus of chemical operations” as a non-atomic alternative. 1856. 200 x 148 mm.; mount measures 297 x 248 mm. Book Id: 42981

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