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Portion of paper, 'An account of the preliminary experiments and ultimate construction of a refracting telescope of 7.8 inches aperture, with a fluid concave lens' by Peter Barlow in a letter to Davies Gilbert

Reference number: PT/18/21

Date: 1828

Description

Portion of paper beginning with the section 'Description of the Telescope Stand'.

Subject: Scientific Instruments

Paper published in volume 119 of Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the preliminary experiments and ultimate construction of a refracting telescope of 7.8 inches aperture, with a fluid concave lens. In a letter addressed to Davies Gilbert, Esq. President of the Royal Society. By Peter Barlow, Esq. F. R. S. &c'.

Read 18 December 1828.

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/18/21
Earliest possible date
1828
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Peter Barlow

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Peter Barlow, Portion of paper, 'An account of the preliminary experiments and ultimate construction of a refracting telescope of 7.8 inches aperture, with a fluid concave lens' by Peter Barlow in a letter to Davies Gilbert, 1828, PT/18/21, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_18_21/portion-of-paper-an-account-of-the-preliminary-experiments-and-ultimate-construction-of-a-refracting-telescope-of-78-inches-aperture-with-a-fluid-concave-lens-by-peter-barlow-in-a-letter-to-davies-gilbert, accessed on 28 May 2024

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