Joseph Priestley's
Chart of Biography

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Chart of Biography -

Introduction

Hover over the image, then scroll down to learn the how to read the chart.
Image courtesy of The Library Company of Philadelphia






Chart of Biography -

Comparison of Digital vs. Original

This section allows you to compare our procedurally created chart with Priestley's original.
Hover the pointer over the digital chart to reveal info about the people.

Digital recreation

Currently disabled, please view the interactive chart below.

Interactive chart -

Advanced interaction with the chart happens here


Use the "Load data" button to populate the chart. This may take a while, especially if you have something streaming, so have a sip of your coffee while information about a couple thousand people is loaded into your browser.
Hover the pointer over the digital chart to reveal info about the people. Use the "Filter chart" tools to filter which people display in the chart.
Click on a name on the chart to highlight it in orange, and to reveal a Wikipedia link.

Detailed chart exploration