|Title||Diagram, explanation of the torricellian experiment by Dr Wallis|
|Description||Figures 2. 3. and 4. from John Wallis's explanation of the Torricellian experiment tried by Jonathan Goddard.|
All figures consists of one cylinder filled with mercury / quicksilver submereged in a fluid, which might be glee. Figure 3. and 4. includes a second liquid, which completely submerges the cylinder in figure 4.
Diagrams found in the margin of the second page of the paper.
Subject: Pneumatics / Scientific apparatus and equipment
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related records in the catalogue||EL/W1/1|
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|NA7472||Wallis; John (1616 - 1703); mathematician and cryptographer||1616 - 1703|