Reference numberCLP/2/15
TitlePaper, 'Concerning a contrivance for making a microscope with a globule of water' by the brother of Mr [Stephen] Gray of Canterbury
DescriptionSubject: Optics

Mr [Matthias] Gray of Canterbury having communicated a paper of his brother [Stephen], containing a contrivance for making a microscope with a globule of water, whereby animals or any other substances if contained therein, might be seen magnified as the best microscopes.

Includes a figure.

Stephen Gray's design of such a microscope was printed in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 19, no. 221 (1696).

Read to the Royal Society on 29 January 1696.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0040
Related records in the catalogueCLP/2/15/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7365Gray; Stephen (? 1666 - 1736)? 1666 - 1736
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