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20 manuscript pages and six illustrations, each with multiple flaps.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the apparent direction of eyes in a portrait'.

Read 27 May 1824.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

Reference number
PT/17/3
Earliest possible date
1824
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
32 pages. This reflects the number of images required for digitisation due to flaps on illustrations.
Format
Manuscript

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William Hyde Wollaston

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William Hyde Wollaston, Paper, 'On the apparent direction of eyes in a portrait' by Wm [William] Hyde Wollaston, 1824, PT/17/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_17_3/paper-on-the-apparent-direction-of-eyes-in-a-portrait-by-wm-william-hyde-wollaston, accessed on 30 May 2024

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