Reference numberCLP/18i/14
TitlePaper, regarding firing gunpowder in vacuo by Denis Papin
Date31 March 1686
DescriptionContinuation of the experiment started in CLP/18i/13 regarding pressurised-gun; continuation of tests for preservation of fruits under vacuum in jelly started in CLP/18i/11 here 'nectarals', likely nectarines or peaches.
The account and illustration of the wind gun was published in the Philosophical Transactions, vol. 16; issue 179; pp. 21-22
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0003
JBO/8, pages 44,47,50
Related records in the catalogueRBO/6/100
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5721Papin; Denis (1647 - 1713); natural philosopher and inventor1647 - 1713
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