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Reference numberNLB/10/31
Alternative reference numberNLB/10 p18
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from A H White, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society
Date6 September 1894
DescriptionRegarding [Walter Noel] Hartley's 'Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]' paper, the author has sent his two small negatives and White has seen the engravers, the Direct Photo Engraving Company. Suggests how these and Professor [Joseph Norman] Lockyer's plates should be executed resulting in a financial saving. The Company said they cannot recommend zinc blocks for such fine works and it is the Society's experience that it is an unreliable method, so that it seems a pity the things were not both arranged for collotype from the start.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
NA6669Hartley; Sir; Walter Noel (1847 - 1913); chemist1847 - 1913
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