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Reference numberNLB/22/359
Alternative reference numberNLB/22 p212
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Arthur [William] Rucker, to Sir [George Gabriel] Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date30 April 1901
DescriptionEdridge-Green has sent the enclosed paper [not enclosed] to draw their attention to his observations. The Royal Society Committee on Colour Blindness recommended the Holmgren [wool] test. Mr Green claims to have shown that persons who pass that test may nevertheless fail to distinguish a red or a green lamp at some distance.

If Green is correct, the decision to alter the recommendation should be considered by [Sir Michael] Foster. Asks whether he thinks it proper to call the Committee together again to take steps in the matter.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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