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Board of the New Zealand Institute, 1908

This meeting of the board of governors of the New Zealand Institute was held in Wellington on 30 January 1908. Professor Thomas Easterfield (far left) was a chemist, while Dr Coleridge Farr (fifth from right) was a physicist. George Malcolm Thomson (at head of table) worked for a time as an analytical chemist, but his principal interest was marine biology. 

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Physics, chemistry and mathematics - Physical sciences, 1760s to 1890s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Rebecca Priestley, published 22 Oct 2014