Frederick Accum Esqr Engraved by J. Thomson from an original painting by S. Drummond Esqr. A.R.A.
Friedrich Christian Accum (1769–1838) was a German chemist whose work primarily entailed efforts to keep foods free of dangerous additives. His book, A treatise on adulterations of food…instructs the reader on how to detect substances added to food and medicines, which may harm people.
Author/Artist:Thomson, J. (engraver)