Reference numberPT/73/14/2
TitleDiagrams, mechanical arrangements for observing magnetism by unknown artist
DescriptionPlate 2, figures 6, 8, 10, and 12 showing various mechanical arrangements and parts employed by Harris to study the temporary magnetism occurring in various substances. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the transient magnetic state of which various substances are susceptible' by William Snow Harris.

Read to the Royal Society on 17 June 1830.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1831.0005
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8346Harris; Sir; William Snow (1791 - 1867)1791 - 1867
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