1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Meldola, Raphael
MELDOLA, RAPHAEL (1849-1913), British chemist, was born at Islington July 19 1849. Educated at the Royal School of Mines, he became a lecturer at the Royal College of Science, South Kensington, and subsequently professor of chemistry at Finsbury Technical College in 1885, and did valuable work in connexion with the manufacture of coal-tar dyes (see 3.82 and 19.168). He was also interested in biological questions, such as the colouring of butterflies and animals (see 6.733). He died in London Nov. 16 1915.