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Henry G. Smith

Australia, 1960 (MIFF 1961, Programme 32)

Director: I. Dunlop

The first of a series dealing with Australian pioneers, this film, by the use of historic documents and apparatus, deals with the life and work of Henry G. Smith (1852-1924), one of our first organic chemists. Smith made a special study of the chemistry of eucalyptus.

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