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John Canton's magnets
John Canton invented a technique for magnetizing iron bars to produce artificial magnets. He reported his method to the Royal Society in 1750, and was awarded the Copley medal in 1751 for his work.
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- The Royal Society
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All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.