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THEODORE WILLIAM RICHARDS SIGNED QUOTE, CHEMISTRY NOBEL PRIZE ATOMIC WEIGHTS

$700.00

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THEODORE WILLIAM RICHARDS (1868-1928) HANDWRITTEN QUOTE SIGNED, T. W. Richards”, on a 4.25 x 3 card, June 22, 1916 postmark attached, Cambridge, Mass., by the first American scientist to receive the 1914 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, earning the award “in recognition of his exact determinations of the atomic weights of a large number of chemical elements. Quote, in full: “Anything that is worth doing, is worth doing well.” One example of how Richards lived by this motto is the time he carried out 15,000 experimentations in order to obtain just one accurate atomic weight measurement. In fine condition, with minor age toning.

$700   #12442