William Thomson, Baron Kelvin (1824-1907), Mathematician, physicist and inventor
Sitter in 25 portraits
Professor of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow, for over fifty years and a dominant figure in nineteenth-century physics; famous for many researches, notably in electro- and thermodynamics; introduced absolute temperature scale, its unit being named in his honour.
Kelvin Gallery, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, Scotland
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