Reference numberCLP/5/1
TitlePaper, 'Account of rainfall at Gresham College from 12 August 1695 to 12 August 1696' by Henry Hunt
DescriptionThe drawing shows a device to collect rain water, which was used by Henry Hunt at Gresham College. He collected rain water for an entire year between 12 August 1695 and 12 August 1696. The table with the results and this drawing of the device were printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 19, no. 223 (1696/7).

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 13 January 1696
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0059
Related records in the catalogueCLP/5/1/2
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