Kōrero: Physics, chemistry and mathematics

Victoria College's first chemistry laboratory, 1901

Victoria College's first chemistry laboratory, 1901

This watercolour of Victoria College's first chemistry laboratory was painted by Sybil Johnson in 1901. The college's first chemistry and physics laboratories were set up at the Wellington Technical School on Victoria Street in 1899. Conditions were initially primitive, but the laboratory was more adequately supplied with equipment following a government grant in 1900. Chemistry laboratories were established at the Kelburn campus in 1906.

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Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi
Reference: VUW.1949.1
Watercolour by Sybil Johnson, 1901

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Physics, chemistry and mathematics - New Zealand research institutions, 1870s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/43356/victoria-colleges-first-chemistry-laboratory-1901 (accessed 24 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Rebecca Priestley, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014