Sir James Dewar
(1842-1923)

Knight Bachelor (from 1904)

Died aged c. 81

Sir James Dewar FRS FRSE (20 September 1842 – 27 March 1923) was a Scottish chemist and physicist. He is probably best-known today for his invention of the vacuum flask, which he used in conjunction with extensive research into the liquefaction of gases. He was also particularly interested in atomic and molecular spectroscopy, working in these fields for more than 25 years.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Joseph Wilson Swan and Sir James Dewar [full inscription unknown]

East Duck Lees Lane, Enfield, London, United Kingdom where they was