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First notes of mural arc observations, 1712 - 1719

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/8

Scope and Contents

First notes of observations with the mural arc, 2 January 1712 - 27 December 1719, in the hands of Joseph Crosthwait and Flamsteed, 191 folios. The volume includes data from William Derham, Stephen Gray, and Matthew Wright (5r, 14v, 43r), notes relating to engraving and printing (182r-188r), and accounts of the aurora borealis (40r, 186v).


  • Creation: 1712 - 1719


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-10-19 15:24:09+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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