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Paper, figure of 'pneumaticall engine' by Christian Huygens

Reference number: CLP/4i/23

Date: 28 January 1663

Description

This is most likely the enlarged copy from the original letter from Huygens to Robert Moray dated 2 February 1663 (EL/H1/18). The copy was ordered, along with an English translation of the text (EL/H1/19), at the meeting of the Royal Society on 28 January 1663. The paper was read the following week on 4 February 1663.

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Subject: Pnuematics / Scientific apparatus and instruments

Reference number
CLP/4i/23
Earliest possible date
28 January 1663
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Christiaan Huygens

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Christiaan Huygens, Paper, figure of 'pneumaticall engine' by Christian Huygens, 28 January 1663, CLP/4i/23, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_23/paper-figure-of-pneumaticall-engine-by-christian-huygens, accessed on 30 November 2023

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