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Diagrams, apparatus for measuring heat of metallic substances in air by [William Snow Harris?]

Reference number: PT/73/13/1

Date: 1826

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Plate 2, figures 1-2 showing an apparatus used by Harris to measure the relative heat evolved by metallic substances in air, in order to assess their conductivity. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Embossed stamp in top left corner reads 'London Superfine'. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Physics / Chemistry

Published in volume 117 of Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the relative powers of various metallic substances as conductors of electricity' by William Snow Harris.

Read to the Royal Society on 14 December 1826.

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PT/73/13/1
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1826
Physical description
Ink and watercolour on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Diagram

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William Snow Harris

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William Snow Harris, Diagrams, apparatus for measuring heat of metallic substances in air by [William Snow Harris?], 1826, PT/73/13/1, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_73_13_1/diagrams-apparatus-for-measuring-heat-of-metallic-substances-in-air-by-william-snow-harris, accessed on 18 July 2024

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