Sir Humphrey Davy

SIR HUMPHREY DAVY (Chimiste) [sic]... / Dessine d’apres le Portrait original peint par T. Philips, et Grave par Ambroise Tardieu [Paris 1824] platemark [20.2]x12.2cm., image 10.3x7.7cm. oval. Plate from: Iconographie universelle / A. Tardieu. - Paris, 1823-1824. - Portrait, Davy, Sir Humphrey 1778-1829. Creative Commons.




The Davy Notebooks Project

Sir Humphrey Davy, Researches, Chemical and Philosophical; Chiefly Concerning Nitrous Oxide, or Dephlogisticated Nitrous Air, and Its Respiration 1800 

Davy’s philosophical researches include testimonials from Southey and Coleridge regarding the effects of “the dephlogisticated nitrous gas of Dr. Priestly” upon human respiration.