Record

Reference numberRBO/11/104
Alternative reference numberRBO.11.403
LevelItem
TitleConcerning a new colour preparation sent to John Woodward
Date1724
DescriptionConcerns a preparation of a dye made from alum and sal alkali which is comparable to the colour of the flower Gentianella and might be used by painters as a substitute for ultramarine - first created by Mr Frisch who lives in Berlin
Read to the Royal Society on "9 January 1723" [actually 1724]
LanguageLatin
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/13/340
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/103
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