Description"This blue plaque is fixed to the cottage [] in which John Dalton was born in 1766. The plaque was placed to mark a national chemical landmark by the Royal Society of Chemists who recognised him for pioneering work in the areas of pressures of gases, atomic theory and colour-blindness (which he suffered from). The text on the plaque reads: JOHN DALTON RRS (1766 - 1844) 1778 - 1793: Teacher (Eaglesfield, Pardshaw, kendal) 1793 - 1844: Scientist and Educator (Manchester) 1817 - 1844: President, Manchester Lit & Phil Soc Laws of Partial Pressures and Multiple Proportions, recognised Colour Blindness and revolutionised Chemistry through his Atomic Theory 7 June 2007 " Photo by Graham Robson, 2014.
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Picture Taken: 2014-11-06