Reference numberPP/5/23/2
Previous numbersPP/37/27
TitleDiagrams and photographs, 'Discharge through mercury vapour' by Arthur Schuster
Description21 photographs and six diagrams in pencil showing the process of electrical discharge through mercury vapour in a small vessel into which an electromagnet is introduced.

Subject: Chemistry / Electricity

Some of these diagrams were published in volume 37 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society alongside the paper 'The Bakerian Lecture. Experiments on the discharge of electricity through gases. Sketch of a theory'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper; photographs
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1884.0038
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
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