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John Dalton

1 of 15 portraits of John Dalton

John Dalton, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, 1834 - NPG 316a(29) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Dalton

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, 1834
18 3/4 in. x 13 7/8 in. (476 mm x 352 mm)
Given by Mrs George Jones, 1871
Primary Collection
NPG 316a(29)


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  • John Dalton (1766-1844), Chemist and pioneer in nuclear physics. Sitter in 15 portraits.

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  • Hackmann, W.D., Apples and Atoms: Portraits of Scientists from Newton to Rutherford, 1986, p. 48
  • Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 141

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