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Reference numberPT/74/3/12
LevelItem
TitleDiagram, tangents of magnetic curve by [Thomas Stephens Davies?]
Date[1836]
DescriptionPlate 15, figure 16 showing a diagram of the tangents of a magnetic curve studied by Davies. Inscribed with publication and plate details. An outline draft of another geometric figure is pictured verso. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Geodesy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Geometrical investigations concerning the phenomena of terrestrial magnetism. Second series:— On the number of points at which a magnetic needle can take a position vertical to the Earth's surface' by Thomas Stephens Davies.

Received by the Royal Society on 28 January 1836. Read 4 February 1836.
Extent2p
FormatDiagram
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Dimensions279x192mm
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1836.0011
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0228
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3436Davies; Thomas Stephens (1795 - 1851)1795 - 1851
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