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Instructions, How 'to make linseed oyle' and how 'to make a picture in oyle upon glass' by Robert Hooke

Reference number: CLP/24/84

Date: 17th century

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Hooke instructs on the materials and method required to make linseed oil and to make a picture in oil upon glass.

Subject: Chemistry

Reference number
CLP/24/84
Earliest possible date
17th century
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Hooke

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Robert Hooke, Instructions, How 'to make linseed oyle' and how 'to make a picture in oyle upon glass' by Robert Hooke, 17th century, CLP/24/84, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_24_84/instructions-how-to-make-linseed-oyle-and-how-to-make-a-picture-in-oyle-upon-glass-by-robert-hooke, accessed on 13 June 2024

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