An eminent French Chemist; figured largely in the Revolution; made a member of the Legion of Honor, and Baron of the Empire by Napoleon; Director of the Polytechnic School, and Administrator of the Mint; was active in framing the new Chemical Nomenclature. [P. 22.]
Catalogue of the National Portrait and Historical Gallery, Illustrative of American History. Formerly belonging to Peale's Museum, Philadelphia, now exhibiting at Independence Hall, on Fourth Street, between Walnut and Vine, Cincinnati. Incorporated by Act of General Assembly. Cincinnati: Gazette Company Print. 1852.