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Figure 9

Engraving portrait of Michael Faraday alongside a colour photograph of a glazed frame containing delineation of lines of magnetic force by iron filings

Left: Science Museum object 1978-446/4, Engraved portrait of Michael Faraday

Right: Science Museum object 1914-897, Glazed frame, containing ‘Delineation of Lines of Magnetic Force by Iron filings’ prepared by Michael Faraday