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Mathew Carey Lea, from Kolloides Silber und die Photohaloide

Mathew Carey Lea1908

Science History Institute

Science History Institute
Philadelphia, United States

Frontispiece depicting an engraved portrait and signature of Matthew Carey Lea (1823–1897). Lea, a Philadelphian lawyer and scientist, was devoted to the chemistry of photography. He is known as the father of mechanochemistry due to his observations of silver halide decomposition by trituration.

Details

  • Title: Mathew Carey Lea, from Kolloides Silber und die Photohaloide
  • Creator: Mathew Carey Lea
  • Creator Lifespan: 1823/1897
  • Date Created: 1908
  • Date Published: 1908
  • Location Created: Dresden, Germany
  • Provenance: Science History Institute
  • Publisher: T. Steinkopff
  • Rights: Public Domain Mark 1.0
  • External Link: View our Digital Collections
  • Medium: Engraving

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