Frederick Christian Accum (1769-1838), Chemist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Chemist; wrote and lectured on chemistry and mineralogy; played a prominent role in the development of gas lighting in London and other major cities; left England after his acquittal on a charge of embezzlement; professor at the Technical Institute, Berlin, 1822-38; published several important scientific works.
by James Thomson (Thompson), published by James Asperne, after Samuel Drummond
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1820
On display at Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, Hannover, Germany in the exhibition 'The Hanoverians on Britain's Throne'