Source: Agnes Rodhe, personal archive.

From Trafficking materials and gendered experimental practices: Radium research in early 20th century Vienna by Maria Rentetzi

  • European: 1800-present
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  • Gerhard Kirsch was the son of a professor of technical mechanics in Vienna's Technische Hochschule. He had studied physics at the University of Vienna and Uppsala and was Meyer's student. In 1920 he became Meyer's assistant at the Radium Institute where the photo was taken, c 1925. Source: Agnes Rodhe, personal archive.