Group of 15 crystal models made by, or given to Kathleen Lonsdale


Group of 15 crystal models made by or given to Kathleen Lonsdale. NB: Those made by Lonsdale’s technician, Eric Nave, have balls with slightly straight edges, as they were made from broom handles. The models gifted to Lonsdale came from David Cray, Professor of Chemistry at UCL and T Whittet of University College Hospital.

From a collection relating to the X-ray crystallography research carried out by Dame Kathleen Lonsdale at University College London.


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Gift of University College London, in memory of Dame Kathleen Lonsdale
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