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  Physician Gustave Adolf Hirn Colmar Meyer Photo 1885  

  • Ref. : G16804
  • Price : €30.00
  • Size (inches) : 3.9x5.4, mounted on card 6x9.2
  • Size (cm) : 9.75x13.5, mounted on card 15x23
  • Date : ca 1885
  • Place : France, 68000, Colmar
  • Condition : Albumen print mounted on card, good condition, light creases

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Vintage Meyer Studio Photo at Colmar.

Gustave-Adolphe Hirn (August 21, 1815 - January 14, 1890) was a French physicist, astronomer. mathematician and engineer who made important measurements of the mechanical equivalent of heat and contributions to the early development of thermodynamics. He further applied his science in the practical development of steam engines.

Gustave-Adolphe Hirn (21 août 1815 à Logelbach-près-Colmar - 14 janvier 1890 à Colmar) est un industriel et physicien français, auteur d'expériences sur la vitesse limite des gaz (1839), sur l'effet thermique du travail (1840), sur les ventilateurs (1845) et sur les méthodes d'essai des moteurs thermiques. Il construisit des machines à vapeur pour lesquelles il a pratiqué, dès 1855, la surchauffe.


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Photographer/Credit : Antoine MEYER
Blotzheim,1845 - Colmar 1923. Ecellent portraitiste, il est l'éditeur et illustrateur des "Biographies Alsaciennes" Publièes sous la direction de P. Ristelhuber et Angel Ingold, entre 1883 et 1890.
Category: Sciences (Other)
Country: France
 




 

 







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