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Paper, 'On some phenomena of colours, exhibited by thin plates' by John Knox

Reference number: PT/9/10

Date: 06 October 1812

Description

40 manuscript pages and seven plates showing lenses and coloured rings.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On some phenomena of colours, exhibited by thin plates'.

Written by Knox in Belfast. Communicated by Thomas Young. Read 6 April 1815.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/9/10
Earliest possible date
06 October 1812
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
47 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Knox

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John Knox, Paper, 'On some phenomena of colours, exhibited by thin plates' by John Knox, 06 October 1812, PT/9/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_9_10/paper-on-some-phenomena-of-colours-exhibited-by-thin-plates-by-john-knox, accessed on 24 February 2024

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