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

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Medallic Illustrations of the History of Science (First Series: XIXth and XXth Centuries)Seventh ArticleAuthor(s): George SartonSource: Isis, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Feb., 1930), pp. 353-355Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of The History of Science SocietyStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/224652 .Accessed: 16/06/2014 05:43Your 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 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll 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/224652?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) Seventh Article. This collection of scientific medals began to appear in volume 8 of Isis. The sixth article appeared in volume XII, p. 320-322, pI. I2-15, I929. The Editor will welcome photographs or suggestions for the fo- 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 Medals dedicated to scientists who are still living can not be published at once but will be considered for ulterior publication.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. 3 5. P. C. JULES JANSSEN and J. NORMAN LOCKYER. PIERRE JULES CASAR JANSSEN. French astronomer, Born Paris i824, died Meudon, Seine-et-Oise, 1907. JOSEPH NORMAN LOCKYER. English astronomer. Born Rugby, I836; died Sidmouth, 1920. They discovered independently in i868 a method of spectroscopica observation of the solar chromosphere and prominences in ordinary daylight, without having to wait for an eclipse. This simultaneous discovery was celebrated by this medal published by the French government in I872. Artist ALPHfE DUBOIS. French medallist (I831-I905). Date 1 872. Size 47 mm. Collection: Cabinet des Medailles, Paris. (Courtesy of Mme. H. METZGER). Obv.: Two portraits in profile (fig. 49). Inscribed P. C. JULES JANSSEN. J. NORMAN LOCKYER. Rev. : Analyse des protuberances solaires, i8 aout i868 (fig. 50). This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp354 MEDALLIC ILLUSTRATIONS No. 36. HERMANN VON HELMHOLTZ. Germatn plhysiologist. Born Potsdam, I 821 ; died Berlin, I 894. Artist : RUDOLF MAYER, Austrian medallist (FORRER, 3, 630- 38, I907). Date I907. Size: 6o mm. Collection : L. J. HENDERSON, Cambridge, Mass. Obv.: Portrait (fig. 5I). HERMANN VON HELMHOLTZ, I858- I87I. R. M. Rev. : Den Teilnehmern am 7. internat. Physiologenkongress zu Heidelberg gewidmet von Grossherzog FRIEDRICH VON BADEN, I907. No. 37. ALBERT I. OF MONACO. ALBERT (HONORE', CHARLES) GRIMALDI. Born Paris I848; died Paris i922. Ruling Prince of Monaco from I889 to his death. Promoter of oceanographic and palaeoanthropologic investigations. Oceanographer. Artist: OSCAR ROTY (I 846- I 9 I I). Date: I90I. Size: 35 mm. Collection: American Numismatic Society, New York. Courtesy of HOWLAND WOOD, Curator. This is a hundred franc gold coin. Obv.: Portrait (fig. 52). ALBERT I. Prince de Monaco. Rev.: (fig. 53). Deo juvante. I90I. Cent francs. No. 38. CLAUDE BERNARD. French physiologist. Born at Saint Julien, Rhone, i8I3; died Paris, I878. Digestion of sugars and fats. Glycogenic function. Physiology of the sympathetic system. Physiological action of poisons. Introduction 'a l'etude de la medecine experimentale (i865). Artist: ALFRED BORREL. French medallist. Born, Paris, I836. (FORRER, I, 2I9-22, 1904; 7, 98-IOO, I923). Date: I879. Size: 68 mm. Collection: L. J. HENDERSON, Cambridge, Mass. Obv.: Portrait (fig. 54). CLAUDE BERNARD. A. BORREL, I879. Rev.: Ne 'a St. Julien (Rhone), le xii juillet I8I3, mort a Paris le x fevrier I878. Membre de l'Academie fran9aise, de l'Academie This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspNo 35. FIG. 49 AND 50 P. C. JULES JANSSEN and J. NORMAN LOCKYER Isis, xiii, PI. 5 Medallic Illustrations, vii. This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspNo 3 6. FIG. SI.- H, VON HELMHOLTZ No37 F. 2an. 3.ALET I F _ONC hi,x_i l 6 Meali Ifutrain,v This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp_ __J y. _,,? _l | _y _ _ __, __;S_ .__ _ r _} _ _F _z__ _ _/ __ _ _F _ E t N? 38. FIG. 54. CLAUDE BERNARD _ t _sfi B i _! 1 ? Z 11 i .] _ E S.,. fi fi _ _ * i I | N _N_ * S | __ | E E , | I | W | _s2 __l s ,., X _k '! .r 1^._. - _ __h X w 5 \ t_ _: - __l _i1i_t;] * _t . IZ-_ * _Sl l _Yl t | _= __ l _ _r_[ | _r I r _I | N? 39. FIG. 55. PAUL BERT Isxs, XIII, Pl. 7 Medallic Illustrations, VII This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspNo 40. FIG. 56 and 57. M. BERTHELOT Isis, xiii, p1. 8 Medallic Illustrations, vii. This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspMEDALLIC ILLUSTRATIONS 3 5 5 des sciences. Professeur au College de France, au Museum. Commandeur de la Legion d'honneur (Laurel wreath). No. 39. PAUL BERT. French physiologist. Born at Auxerre, Yonne, I833; died at Hanoi, Tonkin, i886. CLAUDE BER- NARD 's main disciple. La pression barometrique, I878; etc. Artist: ALFRED BORREL. French medallist. Born, Paris, I836. (FORRER, I, 2I9-22, I904; 7, 98-99, 1923). Date: I 889. Size: 68 mm. Collection: L. J. HENDERSON, Cambridge, Mass. Obv.: Portrait (fig. 55). PAUL BERT. Rev.: Ne 'a Auxerre (Yonne), le I9 oct. I833. Professeur 'a la Sorbonne. Depute. Ministre de l'instruction publique et des cultes. Membre de l'Institut. Resident general en Annam et au Tonkin. Mort 'a Hanoi le I I nov. I 886. No. 40. (PIERRE EUGENE) MARCELIN BERTHELOT. French chemist, historian of chemistry, philosopher. Born, Paris, I827; died, Paris, I907. Organic synthesis, thermochemistry; explosives; history of chemistry. (Isis, IO, 71-73, 1928). Artist : LE'ON (JULIEN) DESCHAMPS. French sculptor and medallist, born in Paris. (FORRER, I, 566-68, I904; 7, 217, I923). Date : 1907. Size: 63 x 44 mm. Collection : Cabinet des Medailles, Paris. (Coutesy of Mme. H. METZGER). Obv. : Portrait (fig. 56). MARCELIN BERTHELOT, I827-1907. LhON DESCHAMPS. Rev. : (fig. 57) Obseques nationales de BERTHELOT, I907. This content downloaded from 91.229.229.205 on Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:43:21 AMAll use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditionshttp://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jspArticle Contentsp.[353]p.354[unnumbered][unnumbered][unnumbered][unnumbered]p.355Issue Table of ContentsIsis, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Feb., 1930), pp. 269-398Front Matter [pp.269-271]The Teaching of the History of Science [pp.272-297]Richard Kirwan, an Irish Chemist of the Eighteenth Century [pp.298-319]John William Schibbye Johnsson [pp.320-324]Greek Theorists of Music in Arabic Translation [pp.325-333]Ueber die Entstehung der Messkunst [pp.334-339]Some Old Time Figures of the Shipholder, Echeneis or Remora, Holding the Ship [pp.340-352]Medallic Illustrations of the History of Science (First Series: XIXth and XXth Centuries) Seventh Article [pp.353-355]Notes and Correspondence [pp.356-363]Reviewsuntitled [pp.364-365]untitled [pp.365-368]untitled [pp.368-370]untitled [pp.370-373]untitled [pp.373-375]untitled [pp.375-376]untitled [pp.376-378]untitled [pp.378-379]untitled [pp.379-382]untitled [pp.382-383]untitled [pp.383-386]untitled [pp.386-388]untitled [pp.388-392]untitled [pp.393-395]untitled [pp.395-397]Back Matter

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