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        Henry Cavendish, F.R.S.

        English School, (19th century). Medium: pen, ink and wash. Date: 19th Century. Experiments with air and heat; Fellow of the Royal Society from 1760 till his death; 1781 showed that hydrogen and oxygen together produced water; in 1798 he published a paper accurately calculating the density or mass of the earth; qualities finally recognised late 19th century when the University of Cambridge named its new Cavendish Laboratory after him; Provenance: Private Collection.

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