Penzance, Cornwall

Humphrey Davy (1778-1829) was born here: there is a statue of him in the main street: Market Jew Street [F. Greenaway, Chemistry Background Book: Humphrey Davy, Nuffield Foundation, London, 1966; p.2 is a photo].

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