|Paper, 'On new properties of light exhibited in the optical phenomena of mother of pearl, and other bodies to which the superficial structure of that substance can be communicated' by David Brewster in a letter to the Right Hon Sir Joseph Banks
|32 manuscript pages and one plate with various diagrams of light reflecting off of mother of pearl.
Subject: Physics / Optics
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On new properties of light exhibited in the optical phenomena of mother of pearl, and other bodies to which the superficial structure of that substance can be communicated. By David Brewster, LL.D. F. R. S. Edin and F. S. A. Edin. In a letter addressed to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. K. B. P. R. S'.
Read 28 April 1814.
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.
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|Brewster; Sir; David (1781 - 1868); natural philosopher
|1781 - 1868