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Thomas Price (1837-1912), Welsh-born chemist and assayer, in his laboratory in San Francisco, California, USA. Price arrived in the USA in 1862. He worked as an assayer for the San Francisco Refinery, as well as teaching chemistry at Toland Medical College. He later become a freelance consultant providing services to mining companies worldwide. This oil-on-canvas painting is by US artist Henry Alexander. It dates from the period 1885 to 1887.
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