Reference numberPT/73/11/20
TitleDiagrams, apparatus for detecting magnetism in rotating iron bodies by [Peter Barlow?]
DescriptionPlate 24, figures 1-4 showing a diagram of a machine created by Barlow to study the temporary magnetism that occurs in rotating iron bodies, tested using an iron shrapnel shell. Figures 3-4 show diagrams of the shrapnel shell's axis of rotation in reference to the magnetic needle. Inscribed with publication and plate details. A pencil inscription across the top of the page [viewed landscape] reads 'Belongs to Mr Barlow on magnetism no. XIV. To follow Dr Granville's Plates of the Mummy'. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the temporary magnetic effect induced in iron bodies by rotation' by Peter Barlow.

Read to the Royal Society on 5 May 1825.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1825.0016
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0261
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5788Barlow; Peter (1776 - 1862); mathematician1776 - 1862
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