Lot #215
Antoine Cesar Becquerel Autograph Letter Signed

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Scientist and a pioneer in the study of electric and luminescent phenomena (1788-1878) who was the father of the physicist Edmond Becquerel and grandfather of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Henri Becquerel. In 1837 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society, and received its Copley Medal for his various memoirs on electricity; his name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower. ALS in French, signed “Becquerel,” one page both sides, 5.25 x 8.25, no date. Untranslated handwritten letter by Becquerel. In fine condition.

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  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021

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