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Matin Heinrich Klaproth

Matin Heinrich Klaproth

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Description
Engraving of Martin Klaproth by Ambroise Tarfieu. Klaproth (1743-1817), was an apothecary and a professor of chemistry at Humbolt University. He is credited with the discovery of Uranium. His contemporaries considered Klaproth to be one Europoes great analytical chemists.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
depicted
Klaproth, Matin Heinrich
Maker
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
image: 10.4 cm x 7.8 cm; 4 1/8 in x 3 1/16 in
overall: 21.7 cm x 14.8 cm; 8 9/16 in x 5 13/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0030
collector/donor number
SAP 916
accession number
1991.0664
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Portraits
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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