HISTORY-MAKERS AUTOGRAPHS
Autographs, Historic Documents, Vintage Photographs, Fine Art
LIFETIME AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEE WITHOUT TIME LIMIT

HEINRICH OTTO WIELAND SIGNED NOTE, GERMAN CHEMIST, NOBEL PRIZE

$395.00

Description

HEINRICH OTTO WIELAND (1877-1957) SIGNED NOTE, “H. Wieland/Munich/February 18, 1929”, on a card 4.25 x 3.5, by the German chemist who won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the bile acids. He was the first in Germany to synthesize Adamsite which belongs to the group of chemical warfare agents known as vomiting agents or sneeze gasses. It was independently developed by the U. S. chemist Roger Adams for whom it is named. In 1925 he became chemistry professor at the University of Munich. His handwritten note in German, translated in full: “America will be responsible for the culture of the world for the next 50 years.” In fine condition, with minor age toning.

$395   #12513