Record

Reference numberPT/26/12
LevelFile
TitleLetter, regarding postscript for paper on solar rays acting upon vegetable colours from J F W [John Frederick William] Herschel to unknown recipient
Date23 July 1842
DescriptionLetter by Herschel requesting the addition of a postscript to his paper 'On the action of the rays of the solar spectrum on vegetable colours', found at PT/26/12. Postscript itself found at PT/26/13. The letter also includes specimens of various photographic experiments that were not published as part of the paper. Some prints have faded completely, with the images no longer visible. Includes some undeveloped photographic paper.

Subject: Chemistry

Written by Herschel at Collingwood [Kent, England].
Extent16p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the cataloguePT/26/12/1
PT/26/12/2
PT/26/12/3
PT/26/12/4
PT/26/12/5
PT/26/11
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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