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Letter, 'As to odours not passing through glass by electricity & of the electrical glory (nimbus)' from William Watson to the Royal Society

Reference number: L&P/2/54

Date: 01 March 1749

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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A. letter from Mr. William Watson, F. R. S. to the Royal Society, declaring that he as well as many others have not been able to make Odours pass thro' glass by means of electricity; and giving a particular Account of Professor Bose at Wittemberg his Experiment of Beatification, or causing a Glory to appear round a Man's Head by electricity'

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Reference number
L&P/2/54
Earliest possible date
01 March 1749
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'As to odours not passing through glass by electricity & of the electrical glory (nimbus)' from William Watson to the Royal Society, 01 March 1749, L&P/2/54, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_54/letter-as-to-odours-not-passing-through-glass-by-electricity-of-the-electrical-glory-nimbus-from-william-watson-to-the-royal-society, accessed on 15 June 2024

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