Reference numberNLB/22/359
Alternative reference numberNLB/22 p212
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.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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