Reference numberPT/8/12
TitlePaper, draft of 'On the affections of light transmitted thro' various crystallised bodies' in a letter from David Brewster to Sir H [Humphry] Davy
Date10 September 1813
Description36 manuscript pages and five plates of unpublished watercolour illustrations of light passing through crystals. This is a draft version of the paper and illustrations located at PT/8/11. A note at the top of this paper indicates that Brewster was advised to submit the paper without coloured illustrations, and all illustrations are marked 'Withdrawn'.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions 'On the affections of light transmitted through crystallized bodies'.

Read 9 December 1813.

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 1, 1832.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0297
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1814.0012
Related records in the cataloguePT/8/11
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7450Brewster; Sir; David (1781 - 1868); natural philosopher1781 - 1868
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist1778 - 1829
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