Record

Reference numberPT/47/2
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'An account of meteorological observations in four balloon ascents made under the direction of the Kew Observatory Committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science' by John Welsh
Date[1853]
Description58 manuscript pages and four plates showing charts of air temperature, vapour tension, and relative humidity.

Includes letter from Wm [William] Allen Miller at King's College London to Col [William Henry] Sykes, published as part of paper in section titled 'Dr Miller's analysis of air collected in the ascents'. The letter is dated 5 May 1853. Also includes several fold-out tables of meteorological data.

Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of meteorological observations in four balloon ascents, made under the direction of the Kew Observatory Committee of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. By John Welsh, Esq. Communicated by Colonel Sabine, R.A., Treas. and V. P. R. S., by the request of the Council of the British Association for the Advancement of Science'.

Communicated by Col [Edward] Sabine. Received by the Royal Society on 27 April 1853. Read 26 May 1853.

Abstract 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 6, 1854.
Extent62p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0114
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1853.0012
Related records in the cataloguePT/47/2/1
PT/47/2/2
PT/47/2/3
PT/47/2/4
PT/47/2/5
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1680Welsh; John (1824 - 1859)1824 - 1859
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA7299Miller; William Allen (1817 - 1870)1817 - 1870
NA5872Sykes; William Henry (1790 - 1872)1790 - 1872
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