Lord Kelvin at Foyers, Inverness-shire

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1895
Description
Lord Kelvin, third left and others inspecting construction work at Foyers, the site of the first British Aluminium Company Smelter in the UK

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Department
Maker
Production date
1895
Subject notes
The first British Aluminium smelter was opened at Foyers, Inverness-shire in 1896. Lord Kelvin was instrumental to the design, construction and the development of the processes used at the Foyers Plant. He joined the Board of Directors of the company in 1898 and continued as a member until his death in 1907.
Accession number
P44663

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