Francis Frary, US electrochemist

Francis Frary, US electrochemist

C023/4410 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: This image may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by the Science History Institute of any product, service or activity, or to concur with an opinion or confirm the accuracy of any text appearing alongside or in logical association with the image. Editorial use only

Caption: Francis Cowles Frary (1884-1970), US electrochemist. Frary studied at the University of Minnesota, obtaining his doctorate (1912) and teaching as Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1911-1915). He worked at the Oldbury Chemical Company, before joining the US Army in 1918, working on phosgene gas chemical weapons. After the First World War, he joined the Aluminum Company of America. He was co-author of 'The Aluminum Industry' (1930). Named after him is his invention, Frary metal, a calcium-barium-lead alloy used for bearings. Frary was President of the Electrochemical Society (1929-30) and was awarded its Acheson Award (1939).

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

Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, acheson award, adult, alloy, aluminum company of america, american, barium, black-and-white, calcium, caucasian, chemical, chemical weapons, chemist, chemistry, electrochemical society, electrochemist, electrochemistry, first world war, francis c. frary, francis cowles frary, francis frary, frary metal, head and shoulders, historical, history, human, lead, male, man, monochrome, one person, people, person, phosgene gas, physical chemist, physical chemistry, portrait, president, scientist, the aluminum industry, us

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