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Referee's report by John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, on a paper 'On the modifications of the simple and compound eyes of insects' by Benjamin Thompson Lowne

Reference number: RR/8/112

Date: 25 May 1878

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Does not feel confident to give an opinion on the optical theories. Suggests notation be added to the illutrative diagrams.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1878]

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RR/8/112
Earliest possible date
25 May 1878
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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John Lubbock

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John Lubbock, Referee's report by John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, on a paper 'On the modifications of the simple and compound eyes of insects' by Benjamin Thompson Lowne, 25 May 1878, RR/8/112, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_112/referees-report-by-john-lubbock-1st-baron-avebury-on-a-paper-on-the-modifications-of-the-simple-and-compound-eyes-of-insects-by-benjamin-thompson-lowne, accessed on 26 February 2024

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