Reference numberNLB/25/90
Alternative reference numberNLB/25 p59
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Swan Sonnenschein & Company
Date6 August 1902
DescriptionEncloses a letter from the Royal Society's printers in answer to the order for an electro of the illustrations to Captain [William de Wiveleslie] Abney and Dr [Arthur] Schuster's paper, 'On the Total Solar Eclipse of May 17th. 1882'. Harrison was under the impression that a cliche could be made from a steel plate.
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