Reference numberCLP/2/20
TitlePaper, 'Of the invention of optick glasses: telescopes, spectacles etc' by unknown author
DescriptionThe paper details the history of the invention of telescopes and glasses in spectacles and summarises theories by other academics about the origins of these inventions.

Subject: Scientific Instruments / Optics

Communicated by Dr de la Motte. Read to the Royal Society on 1 February 1727.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/14/170
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/19
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