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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests omitting some parts, including unsuccessful experiments. Suggests adding an estimation of candle strength and the Violle standard. Finds some of the author's points unclear.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Endorsed on verso as received 6 October 1899.

Reference number
RR/14/224
Earliest possible date
October 1899
Physical description
Standardised form (type A)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Augustus George Vernon Harcourt

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Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Referee's report by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, on a paper 'An experimental research on some standards of light' by Joseph Ernest Petavel, October 1899, RR/14/224, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_224/referees-report-by-augustus-george-vernon-harcourt-on-a-paper-an-experimental-research-on-some-standards-of-light-by-joseph-ernest-petavel, accessed on 23 May 2024

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