Kelvin the Man

  title={Kelvin the Man},
  • Published 1 January 1926
  • History
  • Nature
BY the many admirers of Lord Kelvin this book will be welcomed. In 1910, Silvanus Thompson wrote the official biography. In the preceding year, Kelvin's sister, Mrs. King, wrote “Lord Kelvin's Early Home,” which gives a delightful picture of him from childhood to adolescence as a member of a singularly gifted and harmonious family. Silvanus Thompson says that he purposely abstained from trenching on that narrative, which brings the story of Lord Kelvin's life to 1849. The gap in the story of…