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Reference numberNLB/4/1118
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p468
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Francis Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date22 January 1891
DescriptionRix has seen the engraver and learned that in the process of transferring there is a risk of some slight thickening of lines and so rejected that plan. A folding-plate is as likely to cause a set-off as the face to face plan and he therefore decided to bind the plates face to face. In order to make quite sure there is no transfer between the two a loose tissue shall be placed between the plates.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist, eugenicist1822 - 1911
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