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Raphael Meldola

(1849-1915), Chemist

Sitter in 7 portraits
In 1885, Meldola became professor of chemistry at Finsbury Technical College; he published more than 250 papers and reports during his first twenty years there. He was one of the original fellows of the Institute of Chemistry, founded in 1877, and was its president from 1912 until 1915. He developed all aspects of the Institute's activities. Meldola was involved with many scientific societies, including the Entomological Society, the Chemical Society, the Institute of Chemistry and the Society of Chemical Industry. The Meldola medal of the Institute of Chemistry, first awarded in 1921, was named in his honour and sponsored by the Society of Maccabaeans, a Jewish organization of which he was a former president.

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Raphael Meldola, by Solomon Joseph Solomon - NPG 2529

Raphael Meldola

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas
NPG 2529

Raphael Meldola, by Frank Bowcher - NPG 1943

Raphael Meldola

by Frank Bowcher
bronze plaque, arched top, circa late 1910s-22
NPG 1943

Raphael Meldola, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44879

Raphael Meldola

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 29 June 1909
NPG x44879

Raphael Meldola, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44880

Raphael Meldola

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 29 June 1909
NPG x44880

Raphael Meldola, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44881

Raphael Meldola

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 29 June 1909
NPG x44881

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons', by Roland Parker Stone, for  Benjamin Stone - NPG x135574

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

by Roland Parker Stone, for Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 29 June 1909
NPG x135574


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