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Finsen light cure

Finsen light cure

The Faroese/Icelandic physician, Niels Ryberg Finsen, (1860 - 1904) won a Nobel Prize for inventing this while working in Denmark.  After a time it was found to be dangerous rather than healing.

Concept, Medicine, Denmark, Iceland / Faroe Islands

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Sir William Hooker

Sir William Hooker

Botanist. Born William Jackson Hooker at 7 Magdalen Street, Norwich. He collected specimens of mosses from Scotland and Iceland. Became first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1841. Fat...

Person, Science, Gardens / Agriculture, Iceland / Faroe Islands, Scotland

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William Morris

William Morris

Designer, author and visionary socialist.  Born Elm House, Walthamstow, Essex. He moved in with his friend Edward Burne-Jones first at 1 Upper Gordon Street and then at 17 Red Lion Square. Here he ...

Person, Art, Seriously Famous, Craft / Design, Literature, Iceland / Faroe Islands

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