Reference numberNLB/5/771
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p308
TitleCopy letter from [Herbert Rix], to Mr Collings, 172 Strand
Date7 October 1891
Description'I suppose the enclosed sheets illusts [illustrations] criticised by Prof Ayrton [Professor William Edward Ayrton] are zincos. Please tell me whether the faults he finds are due to rough proof and hasty printing, or whether they will need new blocks to rectify the defects'.
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