|Title||Paper, 'Description of an improved hygrometer' by Thomas Jones|
|Date||20 February 1825|
|Description||Jones describes the design and construction of his improvement on a hygrometer, improving the ease and accuracy with which measurements of the temperature of condensation can be taken.|
An ink inscription top of first page reads 'JFWH [John Frederick William Herschel]. No 59. Two written leaves & a drawing'. [No drawing present.]
Subject: Scientific Instruments
Communicated by Capt H [Henry] Kater on 1 June 1825. Read to the Royal Society on 16 June 1825.
This paper was published in the 1826 volume of Philosophical Transactions as 'Description of an improved hygrometer'.
Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society], volume 2.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0274|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA1206||Kater; Henry (1777 - 1835)||1777 - 1835|
|NA6272||Jones; Thomas (1775 - 1852)||1775 - 1852|