Reference numberPT/32
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1847
DateApril 1846 - June 1847
DescriptionThe first of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 137 of Philosophical Transactions in 1847.

The volume also includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'On the automatic registration of magnetometers, and other meteorological instruments, by photography' by Charles Brooke; and
'On the automatic registration of magnetometers, and other meteorological instruments, by photography. Supplement' by Charles Brooke.
ExtentOne volume containing 16 papers, one letter, and one extract
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions39cm x 28cm
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
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