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Referee's report by John Fredrick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the influence of iodine in rendering several Argentine compounds, spread on paper, sensitive to light, and on a new method of producing, with greater distinctness, the photographic image' by Robert Hunt

Reference number: RR/1/110

Date: 1840

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, although the referee doesn't agree with the author's 'chemical reasonings' and believes the paper will be improved if it is revised by the author.

Subject: Chemistry

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1840].

Reference number
RR/1/110
Earliest possible date
1840
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Frederick William Herschel

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John Frederick William Herschel, Referee's report by John Fredrick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the influence of iodine in rendering several Argentine compounds, spread on paper, sensitive to light, and on a new method of producing, with greater distinctness, the photographic image' by Robert Hunt, 1840, RR/1/110, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_110/referees-report-by-john-fredrick-william-herschel-on-a-paper-on-the-influence-of-iodine-in-rendering-several-argentine-compounds-spread-on-paper-sensitive-to-light-and-on-a-new-method-of-producing-with-greater-distinctness-the-photographic-image-by-robert-hunt, accessed on 21 July 2024

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