Brooke, Charles, 1804 - 1879 (surgeon and inventor of measuring instruments)
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence with C. Brooke, F. Beaufort, E. Sabine and F. Ronalds concerning magnetic instruments and photographic registration. There are two circulars advertising Gray and Keen's floating compasses; specimens of photographic secondaries and tertiaries; papers regarding tests on various emulsions; and notes on the Greenwich magnetic instruments for 1853 and 1854.
Correspondence with tradesmen, initials A-M, including letters from instrument makers; oil refiners; coal merchants; and booksellers. There is also correspondence with Cooper, Challis and Brooke. The papers include a catalogue for an auction by Messrs Bullock of telescopes, object glasses, opera glasses and Daguerreotype apparatus. There is also a Penny Red Stamp on folio 45.
Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from bookbinders; booksellers; glass manufacturers; chemists; locksmiths; coal merchants; oil refiners; stationers; potters; opticians; and gas distributors. The correspondents include E.W. Brayley, C. Brooke, J. Chubb and W. Shanks. The volume includes a tariff list from Benjamin Galloway, agent to the Rotterdam Packet Vessels.
Correspondence with tradesmen, initials A-H, including letters from chemists; bookbinders; coal merchants; oil refiners; and opticians. The correspondents include C. Brooke, A.L. Busch and J.C. Clark. The papers include a circular advertising Bunnet and Co.'s 'Curvillinear Revolving Iron Shutters'; a price list from C. Button, chemist; a sketch of an iron door and frame for the Royal Observatory; and a circular advertising 'Sylvester's Patent Gill Stove'.
Correspondence with tradesmen, initials A-M, including letters from bookbinders; glass manufacturers; chemists; ironmongers; coal merchants; opticians; instrument makers; and booksellers. The correspondents include C. Brooke and G. Fisher. The papers include a wholesale pricelist from Charles Goodyear and Co. for surgical instruments.
Airy's miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, J.B. Biot. C. Brooke, J. Challis, A. d'Abbadie, A. de Morgan, W. Denison, J.D. Forbes, J.P. Gassiot, B.A. Gould, J.F.W. Herschel, J. Hartnup, W. Lassell, J. Lee, U.J.J. Le Verrier, J.W. Lubbock, R. Main, Mr Manners, F. Maxwell, C. Pritchard, L.A. Quetelet, J.D. Runkle, P.A. Secchi, W.H. Smyth, F. Struve, C.B. Vignoles, G.H. Wiedemann, W. Whewell and Mr Whitbread. The papers include a notice of the death of L.A. Quetelet's wife.
Printed and written papers and correspondence on the Great Exhibition of 1851, featuring W. Cubitt, C.P. Smyth, H. Lloyd, C. Gray, C. Manby, C.W. Dilke, L. Playfair, C. Brooke, A. de Morgan, J.B. Pentland, R. Roberts and C. Pritchard. The papers include a plan of the Crystal Palace.
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