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Illustrations produced for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, volume 121

Reference number: PT/73/14

Date: 1830-1831

Description

Plates intended for publication in various papers published in volume 121 of Philosophical Transactions. The plates have been removed from their associated manuscripts. Published plates were engraved by the Basire family.

The plates correspond to the following papers:
'On the transient magnetic state of which various substances are susceptible' by William Snow Harris; and
'On the friction and resistance of fluids' by George Rennie.

Reference number
PT/73/14
Earliest possible date
1830-1831
Physical description
Diagrams on paper
Page extent
Three illustrations
Format
Diagram

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Illustrations produced for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, volume 121, 1830-1831, PT/73/14, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_73_14/illustrations-produced-for-the-philosophical-transactions-of-the-royal-society-volume-121, accessed on 15 June 2024

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