Reference numberPT/75/8/1
TitleDiagrams, apparatuses used in experiments on thermodynamic properties of solids by [James Prescott Joule?]
DescriptionFigures 1-7 showing details of a spring compression apparatus, a thermo-multiplier, and a stretching weight apparatus used in Joule's experiments on the thermodynamic properties of solids. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Figures drawn separately and pasted onto backing sheet. A series of struck-out watercolour drawings appearing to show zoological figures visible verso. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On some thermo-dynamic properties of solids' by James Prescott Joule.

Received by the Royal Society on 22 April 1858. Read 10 June 1858.
Physical descriptionInk on paper, mounted on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1857.0060
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1859.0005
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7041Joule; James Prescott (1818 - 1889); physicist1818 - 1889
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