Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Paper, 'Experiments on factitious air' by Henry Cavendish

Reference number: L&P/4/334

Date: 1766

Description

Contains four pages of figures.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Three papers, containing experiments on factitious air'

Read 6 November 1766

Reference number
L&P/4/334
Earliest possible date
1766
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
33 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Henry Cavendish

View page for Henry Cavendish

Use this record

Citation

Henry Cavendish, Paper, 'Experiments on factitious air' by Henry Cavendish, 1766, L&P/4/334, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_334/paper-experiments-on-factitious-air-by-henry-cavendish, accessed on 26 February 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/l-and-p_4_334/paper-experiments-on-factitious-air-by-henry-cavendish" title="Paper, 'Experiments on factitious air' by Henry Cavendish" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Publications

Related Fellows

Explore the collection

  • Letters and Papers

    Dates: 1741-1806

    'Letters and Papers' contains the scientific correspondence sent to the Royal Society through the 18th century, many of which were published in its journal.

    View collection