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Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology
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Abel, Frederick Augustus
Abernethy, John
Achard, Franz Carl
Adams, Jack
Adams, Walter Sydney
Agassiz, Louis
Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius
Aguesseau, Henri Francois d'
Airy, George Biddell
Albertus, Magnus
Albinus, Bernard Siegfried
Alembert, Jean le Rond d'
Allen, Thomas
Ampère, André-Marie
Anderson, Carl David
Anderson, John
Andrews, Henry
Apian, Peter
Arago, François
Arcet, Jean d'
Archimedes
Aristotle
Arkwright, Richard
Arrhenius, Svante
Aston, Francis William
Avicenna
Babbage, Charles
Bacon, Francis
Baeyer, Adolf von
Bailly, Jean Sylvain
Banks, Joseph
Baratier, Jean Philippe
Barclay, John
Barlow, Peter
Barrelier, Jacques
Barrême, François de
Barrow, Isaac
Becquerel, Alexandre Edmond
Becquerel, Antoine-Henri
Bell, Alexander Graham
Bell, Charles
Bell, Jacob
Benzenberg, Johann Friedrich
Bergman, Torbern
Bernard, Claude
Bernoulli, Daniel
Bernoulli, Jean
Berthelot, Pierre Eugène Marcellin
Berthollet, Claude Louis
Berzelius, Jons Jakob
Bessemer, Henry
Bigelow, Erastus Brigham
Bion, Nicolas
Biot, Jean-Baptiste
Black, Joseph
Blake, Clarence John
Bloch, Marcus Eliesar
Bode, Johann Elert
Boerhaave, Hermann
Bohr, Niels Henrik David
Boltzmann, Ludwig
Bolzano, Bernard
Booker, John
Born, Max
Bossut, Charles
Bostock, John
Böttger, Johann Friedrich
Boulliau, Ismael
Boulton, Matthew
Bouvard, Alexis
Bowditch, Nathaniel
Boyle, Robert
Bradley, James
Brahe, Tycho
Brande, William Thomas
Branly, Edouard
Brewster, David
Brindley, James
Brinkley, John
Britton, Thomas
Brochant de Villiers, André Jean François Marie
Brodetsky, Selig
Brodie, Benjamin
Broglie, Louis-César-Victor-Maurice de
Brongniart, Alexandre
Brooke, John Charles
Brookes, Joshua
Brown, John
Brown, Thomas
Brückmann, Franz Ernest
Brunel, Marc
Buchan, William
Buechner, Ludwig Friedrich Karl Christian
Buettner, Christian Wilhem
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc
Bunsen, Robert
Burckhardt, Jean Charles
Busbeck, Ogier Ghislain de
Büthner, Friedrich
Butler, William
Cagliostro, Alessandro
Caius, John
Caldani, Leopoldo Marco Antonio
Callandreau, Octave
Camerarius, Joachim
Cantor, Moritz
Carlisle, Anthony
Carnot, Lazare
Carr, Francis Howard
Carroll, Charles
Cartwright, Edmund
Cassini, Giovanni Domenico
Cassini, Jean-Dominique
Cauchy, Augustin Louis
Cavallo, Tiberius
Cayley, Arthur
Cessart, Louis-Alexandre de
Chappe, Claude
Chaptal, Jean-Antoine-Claude
Chasles, Michel
Châtelet, Gabrielle-Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise du
Chemical Industry Club
Chevreul, Michel Eugène
Chladni, Ernst Florens Friedrich
Christison, Robert
Clairaut, Alexis Claude
Clavius, Christoph
Clerke, Agnes Mary
Clusius, Carolus
Colden, Cadwallader
Collinson, Peter
Columbus, Christopher
Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat
Conneau, François-Alexandre-Henri
Conring, Hermann
Cook, James
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Cordier, Pierre Louis Antoine
Corvisart des Marets, Jean Nicolas, baron
Costard, George
Craponne, Adam de
Crompton, Samuel
Crookes, William
Curie, Marie
Curley, James
Cuvier, Georges
Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé
Dale, Samuel
Dalton, John
Dana, James Dwight
Dandolo, Vincenzo
Darwin, Charles Robert
Darwin, Erasmus
Darwin, George Howard
Daubenton, Louis-Jean-Marie
Davis, William
Davy, Humphry
De Forest, Lee
Dee, John
Defrance, Marin Jacques Louis
Delambre, Jean Baptiste Joseph
Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley
Desaguliers, John Theophilus
Descartes, René
Desfontaines, René Louiche
Deyeux, Nicolas
Diderot, Denis
Digby, Kenelm
Dimsdale, Thomas
Doebereiner, Johann Wolfgang
Dollond, John
Dolomieu, Déodat de
Donders, Franciscus Cornelis
Doppelmayr, Johann Gabriel
Dove, Heinrich Wilhelm
Drude, Paul
Dryander, Johann
Du Bois-Reymond, Paul
Dudley, Robert
Dulong, Perre Louis
Dumas, Jean-Baptiste
Dumeril, André Marie Constant
Dundonald, Thomas Cochrane
Dupin, Charles
Eddington, Arthur Stanley
Ehrenfest, Paul
Ehrenfest, Tatiana
Ehrlich, Paul
Einstein, Albert
Eisenlohr, Wilhelm Friedrich
Ellis, Havelock
Encke, Johann Franz
Englefield, Henry
Engler, Karl Oswald Victor
Erasmus, Desiderius
Escher von der Linth, Hans Konrad
Ettingshausen, Andreas von
Euler, Leonhard
Evans, John
Evans, Oliver
Eytelwein, Johann Albert
Fagon, Guy Crescent
Faraday, Michael
Faye, Hervé
Fechner, Gustav Theodor
Ferguson, James
Fernel, Jean François
Field, Cyrus West
Fine, Oronce
Fizeau, Armande-Hippolyte-Louis
Flammarion, Camille
Flamsteed, John
Fludd, Robert
Folkes, Martin
Forman, Simon
Formanek, Emanuel
Fourcroy, Antoine-François de
Fourier, Jean Baptiste Joseph
Fownes, George
Francis, John Wakefield
Franck, James
Frank, Adolph
Frankland, Edward
Franklin, Benjamin
Franklin, John
Fraunhofer, Joseph von
Fremy, Edmond
Fresnel, Augustin Jean
Fulton, Robert
Gadbury, John
Gaillon, François-Benjamin
Gall, Franz Joseph
Galton, Francis
Gassendi, Pierre
Gaurico, Luca
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Gautier, Henri
Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis
Gazes
Geber
Gemma, Cornelius
Gemma, Frisius
Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, Etienne
Gesner, Johannes
Gilbert, Davies
Girard, Pierre-Simon
Girard, Stephen
Gladstone, John Hall
Glaisher, James
Gmelin, Leopold
Godfrey, Ambrose
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Graham, Thomas
Gregory XIII, Pope
Gregory, James
Gregory, Olinthus
Gregory, William
Grew, Nehemiah
Grove, William Robert
Gruithuisen, Franz Paula von
Grynaus, Simon
Guericke, Otto von
Hahnemann, Samuel
Hale, Matthew
Hales, Stephen
Halford, Henry
Haller, Albrecht von
Halley, Edmund
Hansteen, Christopher
Hare, Robert
Harrison, John
Harvey, William
Haüy, René Just
Heaviside, Oliver
Heisenberg, Werner
Heister, Lorenz
Helmholtz, Hermann von
Henry, Joseph
Hermann, Jean
Herschel, John Frederick William
Herschel, William
Heurne, Johan van
Hevelius, Johannes
Heydon, John
Hiarne, Urban
Hippocrates
Hobbes, Thomas
Hodgson, James
Hoerbiger, Hanns
Hoffmann, Friedrich
Hofmann, August Wilhelm von
Holley, Robert William
Hooker, Joseph Dalton
Horsford, Eben Norton
Huddart, Joseph
Hughes, David Edward
Humboldt, Alexander von
Hunter, William
Hutton, Charles
Huxham, John
Huxley, Thomas Henry
Huygens, Christiaan
Jacobi, Karl Gustav Jakob
Jacobi, Moritz Hermann
Jacquard, Joseph-Marie
Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von
Jameson, Robert
Jeaurat, Edme-Sébastien
Jenner, Edward
Jenner, William
Jordan, David Starr
Junius, Hadrianus
Jussieu, Bernard de
Kaestner, Abraham Gotthelf
Kane, Robert
Kant, Immanuel
Kekule, August
Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron
Kepler, Johannes
Kircher, Athanasius
Kirchhoff, Gustav
Kitchiner, William
Klapproth, Martin Heinrich
Knight, Gowin
Konig, Emanuel
Kratzer, Niklas
Kunckel, Johannes
La Cépède, Bernard Germain Etienne de la Ville sur Illon, compte de
Lagrange, Joseph Louis
Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de
Lambe, John
Lambert, Johann Heinrich
Lamouroux, Jean Vincent Félix
Lancret, Michel-Ange
Laplace, Pierre Simon
Larrey, Dominique Jean
Laugier, André
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent
Lawes, John Bennet
Le Verrier, Urbain Jean Joseph
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van
Legendre, Adrien Marie
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
Lelièvre, Claude Hughes
Lenz, Emil Khristianovich
Leslie, John
Lesseps, Ferdinand de
Letronne, Antoine-Jean
Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph
Liebig, Justus
Lilly, William
Limburg, Gilbert à
Lindsay, James Ludovic, Lord
Linné, Carl von
Lipmann, Fritz Albert
L'Isle, Joseph Nicolas de
List, Friedrich
Llull, Ramon
Locke, John
Lodge, Oliver
Long, Roger
Lubbock, John
Luther, Paul
Lyell, Charles
MacLaurin, Colin
Mädler, Johann Heinrich
Maestlin, Michael
Magnus, Gustav
Mairan, Dortous de
Malte-Brun, Conrad
Malus, Etienne Louis
Manfredi, Eustachio
Mapes, James Jay
Marat, Jean Paul
Marconi, Guglielmo
Martin, Benjamin
Masaryk, Tomáš Garrigue
Maskelyne, Nevil
Mathieu, Claude Louis
Maupertuis, Pierre-Louis Moreau de
Maxim, Hiram Stevens
Maxwell, James Clerk
Mayer, Julius Robert von
Mayer, Walther
Mayow, John
McCormick, Cyrus Hall
McKay, Donald
M'Clellan, Samuel
Mead, Richard
Melanchthon, Philipp
Melanderhjelm, Daniel
Mendel, Gregor
Mesmer, Franz Anton
Meyer, Lothar
Michelson, Albert Abraham
Middleton, Hugh
Millikan, Robert Andrews
Minkowski, Hermann
Mirbel, Charles François Brisseau
Mises, Richard von
Mitchill, Samuel Latham
Mitscherlich, Eilhard
Monge, Gaspard
Montagu, Edward
Montanari, Geminiano
Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne
Montreal, Jean de
Montucla, Jean Etienne
Morfit, Campbell
Morin, Jean Baptiste
Morland, Samuel
Morse, Jedidiah
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
Mousson, Joseph Rudolph Albert
Murchison, Roderick Impey
Murdock, William
Muspratt, Sheridan
Nadar, Felix
Napier, John
Napier, Robert
Nasmyth, James
Naude, Gabriel
Nernst, Walther
Newcomb, Simon
Newton, Isaac
Nicholson, Peter
Nobel, Alfred Bernhard
Nobili, Leopoldo
Nollet, Jean-Antoine, abbé
Oberth, Hermann
Olbers, Wilhelm
Olmsted, Denison
Orfila, Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure
Oriani, Barnaba
Ørsted, Hans Christian
Ortelius, Abraham
Ostwald, Wilhelm
Owen, Richard
Painlevé, Paul
Palissy, Bernard
Palitzsch, Johann Georg
Paracelsus
Paré, Ambroise
Parkes, Samuel
Parkinson, John
Parsons, Charles
Pascal, Blaise
Pasteur, Louis
Pauling, Linus
Peiresc, Nicolas Claude Fabri de
Pender, John
Penther, Johann Friedrich
Perrault, Claude
Petitot, Jean
Petty, William
Petzval, Joseph
Peucer, Kaspar
Physick, Philip Syng
Piazzi, Giuseppe
Pictet, Marc-Auguste
Pius II, Pope
Planck, Max
Playfair, John
Playfair, Lyon Playfair, Baron
Plucker, Julius
Poggendorff, Johann Christian
Poincaré, Henri
Poinsot, Louis
Poisson, Siméon-Denis
Poncelet, Jean Victor
Pontecoulant, Gustave de
Popper-Lynkeus, Josef
Pordage, John
Porta, Giambattista della
Pouillet, Claude Servais Mathias
Praetorius, Johann
Priestley, Joseph
Prieur-Duvernois, Claude Antoine
Pringle, John
Proctor, Richard Anthony
Prony, Gaspard-François-Clair-Marie Riche, Baron de
Ptolemy
Pulteney, Richard
Pupin, Michael Idvorsky
Purkyne, Jan Evangelista
Pythagoras
Rabi, Isidor Isaac
Radcliffe, John
Raleigh, Walter
Ramsay, David
Ramsay, William
Ramus, Petrus
Raspail, François-Vincent
Rathenau, Walther
Ray, John
Réaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de
Redi, Francesco
Rees, Abraham
Regiomontanus, Johannes
Regnault, Victor
Reichenbach, Karl
Rennie, John
Ressel, Josef
Reuleaux, Franz
Reynolds, Henry Revell
Ridley, Mark
Riemann, Bernhard
Risso, Antoine
Rittenhouse, David
Rochon, Alexis
Rohault, Jacques
Roscoe, Henry Enfield
Rose, Heinrich
Rosse, William Parsons, Earl of
Rowland, Henry Augustus
Roxburgh, William
Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count
Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine
Rush, Benjamin
Russell, Henry Chamberlaine
Rutherford, Ernest
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris
Ruysch, Frederik
Sage, Balthazar Georges
Sainte-Claire Deville, Henri Étienne
Saint-Hilaire, Jules Barthélemy
Salmon, William
Sané, Jacques-Noël
Sarpi, Paolo
Saunderson, Nicholas
Saxton, Joseph
Scaliger, Joseph Juste
Schaeberle, John Martin
Scheibler, Carl Bernhard Wilhelm
Schering, Ernst Christian Julius
Schlesinger, Ludwig
Schmitt, Rudolf William
Schomberg, Isaac
Schönbein, Christian
Schöner, Johann
Schorer, Christoph
Schrödinger, Erwin
Schröter, Johann Hieronymus
Schrötter, Anton, Ritter von Kristelli
Schumacher, Heinrich Christian
Schwarz, Berthold
Schwenter, Daniel
Seaborg, Glenn Theodore
Secchi, Angelo
Segner, Johann Andreas von
Senefelder, Alois
Shaw, George
Siemens, Friedrich
Siemens, Werner von
Siemens, Wilhelm
Sikorsky, Igor Ivan
Silliman, Benjamin
Sloane, Hans
Smeaton, John
Smith, William
Smithells, Arthur
Snellius, Willebrord
Soemmering, Samuel Thomas von
Sowerby, James
Spencer, Herbert
Stanley, Henry Morton
Stefan, Jozef
Steinheil, Carl August
Stephenson, George
Stephenson, Robert
Stewart, Dugald
Stokes, George Gabriel
Strabo
Sturm, Leonhard Christoph
Sulzer, Johann Georg
Sydenham, Thomas
Sylvester, James Joseph
Tartaglia, Niccolò
Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste
Taylor, Alfred Swaine
Taylor, John
Teichmeyer, Hermann Friedrich
Thaw, William
Thénard, Louis Jacques
Thomsen, Hans Peter Jörgen Julius
Thouin, André
Tissandier, Gaston
Titius, Johann Daniel
Trembley, Abraham
Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'Aulne
Turner, Daniel
Tyndall, John
Tyrer, Thomas
Upton, Francis Robbins
Urbino, Bramante
Ure, Andrew
Vahl, Martin
Van Rensselaer, Stephen
Varignon, Pierre
Vaucanson, Jacques de
Vauquelin, Louis Nicolas
Vega, Georg, Freiherr von
Venturi, Giovanni Battista
Vesalius, Andreas
Vespucci, Amerigo
Viète, François
Villette, François
Virchow, Rudolf Ludwig Karl
Viviani, Vincenzio
Voelcker, Edward William
Volta, Alessandro
Volta, Zanino
Voltaire
Vossius, Gerardus Joannes
Vredeman de Vries, Hans
Waals, Johannes Diderik van der
Walker, Francis Amasa
Wallis, John
Warburg, Emil Gabriel
Ward, Joshua
Ward, Seth
Watson, William
Watt, James
Weber, Wilhelm Eduard
Weierstrass, Karl
Werner, Abraham Gottlob
Weston, Edward
Weyl, Hermann
Wheatstone, Charles
Whewell, William
Whiston, William
Willis, Thomas
Willstatter, Richard
Wilson, Edward "Beau"
Wirtinger, Wilhelm
Wistar, Caspar
Wöhler, Friedrich
Wolff, Christian, Freiherr von
Wollaston, William Hyde
Wright, Thomas
Young, Thomas
Zach, Franz Xaver, Frieherr von
Zeisold, Johann
Zeppelin, Ferdinand, Graf von
 
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