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The authors write: 'In 1881 one of us gave, in the ‘Proceedings of the Royal Society’, a paper with the same title as the above [see PP/1/13]. Since then, however, he has been able to work out a more exact means of measuring the effect of the spectrum on these salts of silver, and it is our desire now to lay the improved results before the Society.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes a section of a printed page and five pages of graphs of experimental results.

Subject: Chemistry

Received 26 November 1889. Read 12 December 1889.

A version of this paper was published in volume 47 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the effect of the spectrum on the haloid salts of silver'.

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PP/15/19
Earliest possible date
1889
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
26 pages
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Manuscript
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William de Wiveleslie Abney

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William de Wiveleslie Abney, Paper, 'On the effect of the spectrum on the haloid salts of silver' by William De Wiveleslie Abney and G S Edwards, 1889, PP/15/19, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_15_19/paper-on-the-effect-of-the-spectrum-on-the-haloid-salts-of-silver-by-william-de-wiveleslie-abney-and-g-s-edwards, accessed on 20 May 2024

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    Dates: 1882 - 1894

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