Mineral properties, 18th century

Mineral properties, 18th century

C011/1906 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 5.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Mineral properties. 18th-century journal page illustrating experiments carried out to ascertain the innate electrical properties of the mineral tourmaline. These experiments were conducted by the Swedish chemist and mineralogist Torbern Bergman (1735-1784). This page is from volume 56 (1766) of the journal 'Philosophical Transactions', published by the Royal Society of London. Bergman was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1765, publishing a large collection of chemical affinity tables in 1775.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1700s, 1766, 18th century, academic, adult, analysing, analysis, analytical, apparatus, artwork, black-and-white, british, caucasian, characteristics, chemical affinity, chemist, chemistry, diagram, electrical properties, english, equipment, european, experiment, experimenting, geological, geology, historical, history, human, illustration, instrument, journal, lab, laboratory, male, man, material science, measuring, mineral, mineralogist, mineralogy, monochrome, page, people, person, philosophical transactions, physical, physics, publication, published paper, research, researcher, researching, royal society, royal society of london, scientific, scientist, swedish, testing, torbern bergman, tourmaline, volume 56

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.