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Concerning experiments to make a blue colour
Read to Royal Society on 2 April 1724

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'Mr Brown's Experiments for making the Prussian Blew [blue]', 1724, RBO/11/113, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 29 May 2024

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