Origins of Gunpowder and Uses Through History, talk by Geoff Smith

Wheredid gunpowder come from? This talk will cover the history of gunpowder, how it gotto its final formulation, and how people over the centuries have procured theingredients, as well as how it has been used over history, up to the presentday. There have been some unusual uses of gunpowder, including some events inPortsmouth, which will be discussed. Geoff Smith is a retired chemist, independentresearcher and a member of the Ordnance Society.

Lecture held held in Room2/07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth, King Henry 1 Street, PortsmouthPO1 2DZ, £1 to attend, all welcome, students: free
For further information please contact: portsmouthhistorybranch@gmail.com.
When
10 Dec 2019 at 7:00pm
until 10 Dec 2019 at 8:00pm

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