|Title||Unpublished paper, 'On the barometer' by J [John] Frederic Daniell|
|Description||Daniell recounts his experiments designed to determine the difference in capillary action between boiled and unboiled barometer tubes and the deterioration of barometers over time.|
Red ink inscription in top right corner of first page reads '(5) JFWH' [John Frederick William Herschel]. Below, in black ink, an inscription reads 'To be deposited in the Archives.'
Subject: Scientific Instruments / Meteorology
Read to the Royal Society on 20 January 1825.
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper, a very similar version was published in full in The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts in 1826: Daniell, J F. 'On the barometer'. The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts, vol 3, 1826, pp. 251-260.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||Daniell, J F. 'On the barometer'. The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts, vol 3, 1826, pp. 251-260.|
|Related records in the catalogue||AP/12/6|
|URL description||Published article available online at the Internet Archive|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8195||Daniell; John Frederic (1790 - 1845); physicist||1790 - 1845|