Reference numberAP/14/20
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding theory of pyramids from John Walsh to Davies Gilbert
Date19 November 1830
DescriptionWalsh illustrates a geometrical example in an effort to establish a theory of pyramids that does not rely on the theory of exhuastions. An ink inscription final page verso reads 'Not to be read'.

Subject: Mathematics

Written by Walsh in Leitrim Street, Cork [Ireland] and addressed to Gilbert in Bridge Street, Westminster, London. Postmarked 21 and 23 November 1830.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8707Gilbert; Davies (1767-1839)1767-1839
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