Reference numberMM/14/2
TitleExtracts from the minutes of the Optical Glass Committee subcommittee on experiments
Date26 April 1827
Description"Of the active Committee of Michael Faraday, George Dollond and Herschel, Faraday was to analyse chemically the glass in use and to devise experimentally a better glass, Dollond was to act as a practical optician and Herschel was to test its optical properties". M Boas-Hall, 'All Scientists Now: The Royal Society in the Nineteenth Century', Cambridge: CUP, 1984, p32
Extent8 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee CMB/1/13, CMB/69-71, Optical Glass Committee Minute Books and MS/365, Faraday's Glass Furnace Note Book
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