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Correspondence on magnetism and photography, 1849 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/677

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1849 - 1854


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:54:27+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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