Reference numberAP/5/20
TitleUnpublished letter and paper, 'An essay on the cause of the phenomena offered by a soap-water bubble' by Thomas Lee
Date30 August 1786
DescriptionLee's paper discusses the colours that appear in a bubble of soap water, which he believes differ from those viewed through object glasses as in Newton's experiments on the subject. It is preceded by a covering letter from Lee to the Royal Society.

Subject: Physics

Written by Lee in Paris [France].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueAP/5/20/1
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NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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