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Michael Faraday (1791-1867), Scientist

Sitter in 28 portraits
Physicist and chemist; assistant to Humphry Davy; liquefied chlorine and other gases, and discovered benzene, 1825; discovered electro-magnetic induction, 1831, his work on electricity providing the foundation of modern electrical applications; a brilliant lecturer and one of the greatest of all experimental scientists.

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Michael Faraday

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
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Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Michael Faraday

by Ernest Edwards, published by Lovell Reeve & Co
albumen print, published 1863
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Michael Faraday

by Ernest Edwards, published by Lovell Reeve & Co
albumen print, published 1863
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Michael Faraday

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
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Michael Faraday

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
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Michael Faraday

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart
lithograph, 1851
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Michael Faraday

by D.J. Pound, published by The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, circa 1858
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