Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,199 pages of information and 245,645 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Richard Phillips (1778-1851)

From Graces Guide

Richard Phillips (1778-1851), one of the first modern analytical chemists

Born in the City of London, son of James Phillips, printer and bookseller.

1807 Founding member of the Geological Society

Lectured in chemistry at the London Hospital, at the Royal Military College Sandhurst and at St Thomas’s Hospital

1839-51 Curator of the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

1849-51 President of the Chemical Society. [1]

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