Reference numberCLP/3i/11
TitlePaper, 'To make small shot of different sizes' by Prince Rupert
DescriptionPrince Rupert describes a method of making small ammunition of varying sizes using lead and powdered auripigmentum [orpiment].

Subject: Chemistry / Weaponry

Communicated by Robert Moray. Read to the Royal Society on 2 March 1663.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/3/5
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
NA6056Rupert (1619 - 1682); Prince and Count Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Bavaria; Duke of Cumberland and Earl of Holderness1619 - 1682
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