Reference numberNLB/31/527
Alternative reference numberNLB/31 p289
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percival Lowell, 53 State Street, Boston
Date5 October 1905
DescriptionLowell's photograph of the canals of Mars has been communicated to the Royal Society by Sir Norman Lockyer and Harrison has been instructed to proceed with publication of it in the 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]' if it is found possible to reproduce satisfactorily the illustrations which accompany it. Harrison has consulted a skillful engraver and he suggests the photographs would have to be enlarged to at least twice their present diameter in order to illustrate in a reproduction the points Lowell wises to show. The engraver thinks they would bear this amount of enlargement. Presumes there is no objection to such treatment and asks if Lowell can provide the negatives.
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