Reference numberNLB/2/594
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p306
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Festing, Fellow of the Royal Society, South Kensington Museum
Date19 September 1888
DescriptionEnquires as to the whereabouts of William de Wiveleslie Abney. If he does not know, could he instead correct or pass a plate for him, namely the corona plate illustrating his eclipse paper, as they are anxious to release it. Rix notes that Abney was informed that the proof had come on the 30 August, but he has received no reply.
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