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Signature of US scientist Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839 – 1903)
Date before 1903
Source Frontispiece of The Scientific Papers of J. Willard Gibbs, in two volumes, eds. H. A. Bumstead and R. G. Van Name, (London and New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1906)
Author Josiah Willard Gibbs. The original uploader was Bletchley at English Wikipedia. 26 August 2008 (original upload date)
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