Reference numberPT/17/8
TitlePlates, corresponding to paper titled 'Experimental inquiries relative to the distribution and changes of the magnetic intensity, in ships of war' by George Harvey
DescriptionPlates that correspond to George Harvey's paper published in Philosophical Transactions. The manuscript for Harvey's paper is found at PT/17/7. The plates show distribution of magnetism across ships of war. On the reverse of the bundle is a note that reads 'Mr [James] Basire, Engraver, Quality Court, Chancery Lane. From Mr [John Frederick William] Herschel, Dec 15 1824'.

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experimental inquiries relative to the distribution and changes of the magnetic intensity in ships of war'.

Communicated by John Barrow. Read 26 February 1824.

Abstract of the paper published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Physical descriptionInk on paper, tied together with pink ribbon
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0241
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1824.0020
Related records in the cataloguePT/17/7
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5472Harvey; George (- 1834) - 1834
NA2824Barrow; Sir; John (1764 - 1848)1764 - 1848
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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