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Digital Asset : 29990

P number: P575750
Caption: L. Playfair.[Photograph] [Portrait]
Description: Lyon Playfair 1819 - 1898.
Appointed Chemist 1845 and Professor of Chemistry at School of Mines in 1851. Resigned in1853.
Professor of Chemistry, Royal Institution 1846; Fellow of the Royal Society 1848; Secretary, Science and Art Department 1853; Inspector General of Government Museums and Schools of Science 1856; Professor of Chemistry, Edinburgh 1858; Knight Commander Order of the Bath 1883; President British Association for the Advancement of Science 1885; Baron Playfair of St. Andrews 1892; Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath 1894.
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: NERC
Additional information: Survey staff photographs. Geological Survey and Museum and Royal School of Mines, 1850-1910 IGS1/639.
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 359.24 KB; 639 x 1000 pixels; 54 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 169 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Special collections/ Survey staff photographs. Geological Survey and Museum and Royal School of Mines, 1850-1910. IGS1.639  

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