Medallic Illustrations of the History of Science (First Series: XIXth and XXth Centuries) Sixth Article

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Medallic Illustrations of the History of Science (First Series: XIXth and XXth Centuries) SixthArticleAuthor(s): George SartonSource: Isis, Vol. 12, No. 2 (May, 1929), pp. 320-322Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of The History of Science SocietyStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/224789 .Accessed: 09/05/2014 14:22Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at .http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp .JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. .The University of Chicago Press and The History of Science Society are collaborating with JSTOR to digitize,preserve and extend access to Isis.http://www.jstor.org This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/action/showPublisher?publisherCode=ucpresshttp://www.jstor.org/action/showPublisher?publisherCode=hsshttp://www.jstor.org/stable/224789?origin=JSTOR-pdfhttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsphttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspMedallic Illustrations of the History of Science. (First Series: XIXth and XXth centuries). Sixth Article. This collection of scientific medals began to appear in volume 8 of Isis. The fifth article appeared in volume 12, p. 146-8, pl. 6-9, 1929. The Editor will welcome photographs or suggestions for the fol- lowing parts of this series. It is intended to publish only medals having a sufficient scientific and artistic interest. Medals dedicated to scientists who are still living can not be published at once but will be considered for ulterior publication. GEORGE SARTON. No. 30. (FRIEDRICH HEINRICH) ALEXANDER (Baron) VON HUM- BOLDT. Born, Berlin, I769; died, Berlin, I859. German naturalist, traveller, encyclopaedist. One of the founders of physical geography and of meteorology. Kosmos (I845, I847, I 850-58, I 862). Artist : DANIEL FRIEDRICH Loos. German medallist; born in Altenburg, I735; died in Berlin, I8I9. (FORRER's Dictionary, vol. 3, 46I-65). Date I805. Size 39 mm. Collection: American Numismatic Society, New York. Com- municated by Mr. HOWLAND WOOD, New York. Obv. Portrait (fig. 4I). FRIDER. HENRIC. ALEXANDER AB HUM- BOLDT. Rev. Fig. 42. Novi orbis Democritus. In felicem reditum Berolini MDCCCV. (The words Atlant. Ocean. can be read upon the globe). No. 3 1. PASTEUR. Artist: GEORGES HENRI PRUD'HOMME. French medallist. Born at Cap Breton, Landes. (FORRER, 4, 704-706, I909). This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspNo. 30. Fig. 4I and 42. A. VON HUMBOLDT. Isis, Xii, P1. I2 Medallic Illustrations. vi. This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspNo. 3' . Fig. 43 and 44 PASTEUR. Isis, xii, P1. 13 Medallic Illustrations. vi. This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspNO. 3 2. Fig. 45. P . CURIE. __ _ a_ _E. .; hZ_ _ .. _.... . _ _.Ss | . . _ i l _r l _ l S l _ _l l | _ _ l l _ l * _- r w_ | _ _. _s _ __ i __ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ - F -_91_> No. 33. Fig. 46. PASTEUR. Isis, xii, pl. I4. Medallic Illustrations, 2ri. This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspA Mi ! _ .z_ i Nol 34 Fg47ad4.EW.VNBfcE I$s xi,P ealcIlsrtos i This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspMEDALLIC ILLUSTRATIONS 32I Date: I9IO. Size 73 X 52 mm. Collection: LYMAN C. NEWELL, Boston. Obv. Portrait (fig. 43). Louis PASTEUR, I822-I895. G. PRUD' HOMME, 19IO. Rev. (Fig. 44) G. PRUD'HOMME. No. 32. PASTEUR. Artist 0. ROTY. Date I922. Size 38 mm. Collection: L. J. HENDERSON, Cambridge, Mass. Obv. Portrait (fig. 45). Rev. Centieme anniversaire de la naissance de PASTEUR. 27 decembre I822-I922. No. 33. PIERRE CURIE (I859-I906). French physicist. Artist : SE'RAPHIN EMILE VERNIER. French medallist. Born, Paris, I852. (FORRER, 6, 225-35, I9I6). Date I907. Size 47 X 32 mm. Collection: Cabinet des Medailles, Paris. (Courtesy of Mme H. METZGER). Obv. : Portrait (fig. 46). PIERRE CURIE. S. E. VERNIER, I907. Rev.: PIERRE CURIE. N' et mort 'a Paris, I5 mai i859, I9 avril i906. Piezo-electricite. Principe de symetrie. Magnetisme. Radium et radioactivite. Jcole municipale de physique et de chimie, I882-I905. Sor- bonne, I900. Prix Nobel, I903. Institut, I905. No. 34. ERNST WILHELM VON BRUCKE. German physiologist. Born in Berlin, I8I9; died in Vienna, I892. Physiological optics and acoustics; phonetics; physiology of colors and its application to the arts. Artist: PETER BREITHUT. Austrian medallist, born at Krems, I869 (FORRER, I, 272, I904). Date I9IO. Size 66 mm. square. This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp322 MEDALLIC ILLUSTRATIONS Collection: L. J. HENDERSON, Cambridge, Mass. Obv.: Portrait (fig. 47). Das KK. Ministerium fiir Kultus and Unterricht dem VIII. Intern. Physiologen Kongress. Wien I9IO. Rev.: (fig. 48). This content downloaded from 194.29.185.77 on Fri, 9 May 2014 14:22:24 PMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspArticle Contentsp.[320][unnumbered][unnumbered][unnumbered][unnumbered]p.321p.322Issue Table of ContentsIsis, Vol. 12, No. 2 (May, 1929), pp. 171-450Front Matter [pp.171-172]Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society [pp.173-178]Fourth List of Members of the History of Science Society [pp.179-183]The Introduction of Arabic Science into Lorraine in the Tenth Century [pp.184-193]A Fifteenth Century French Algorism from Lige [pp.194-236]Une lettre indite de Newton [pp.237-254]La Peste de 1763 en Dalmatie. III. Appendice [pp.255-286]Wave-Like Fluctuations of Creative Productivity in the Development of West-European Physics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries [pp.287-319]Medallic Illustrations of the History of Science (First Series: XIXth and XXth Centuries) Sixth Article [pp.320-322]Notes and Correspondence [pp.323-325]Reviewsuntitled [pp.326-328]untitled [pp.328-330]untitled [pp.330-332]untitled [pp.332-336]untitled [pp.336-340]untitled [pp.340-341]untitled [pp.341-343]untitled [pp.343-347]Twenty Fifth Critical Bibliography of the History and Philosophy of Science and of the History of Civilization (to October 1928) [pp.348-441]Author's Index to the Twenty Fifth Bibliography [pp.442-450]

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