How was Humphry Davy’s research into nitrous oxide represented at the time?
Click on the link below to take a look at this cartoon - a contemporary representation by James Gillray.
Move your pointer over the image hot-spots to find out more about Davy’s peers.
- Can you find Davy in this image?
- Is this a positive or negative representation of his research?
- What do you think of the way the audience is portrayed here?
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There will be a quiz on this cartoon in the next step.
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