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Graph, 'Diagram showing the chemical action effected by the different parts of the solar spectrum' by H E [Henry Enfield] Roscoe

Reference number: PT/75/8/32

Date: 1859

Description

Plate 47, figure 19 (labelled here as figure 15) containing a copy of a graph originally by Mr [George Gabriel] Stokes showing the dark lines of the solar spectrum, overlaid with a graph illustrating the relative chemical action effected by various parts of the solar spectrum on a mixture of chlorine and hydrogen. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed bottom left 'H. E. Roscoe. del.' The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Physics / Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Photo-chemical researches.—Part IV' by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and Henry Enfield Roscoe.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 26 May 1859.

Reference number
PT/75/8/32
Earliest possible date
1859
Physical description
Ink on graph paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Diagram

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Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

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Henry Enfield Roscoe

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Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, Henry Enfield Roscoe, Graph, 'Diagram showing the chemical action effected by the different parts of the solar spectrum' by H E [Henry Enfield] Roscoe, 1859, PT/75/8/32, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_75_8_32/graph-diagram-showing-the-chemical-action-effected-by-the-different-parts-of-the-solar-spectrum-by-h-e-henry-enfield-roscoe, accessed on 21 February 2024

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