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Reference numberRBO/3/65
Alternative reference numberRBO.3.227
LevelItem
Title'A Description Of an Instrument of dividing a Foot into many thousand parts and thereby measuring the Diameters of planets with great exactnesse etc' by Robert Hooke
Date1667
Description'The instrument itself being contrived by Mr Richard Towneley to the Royal Society and this following Description of it being made by Mr Hook was read before the Society'

Annotated engraving attached and figures in text
LanguageEnglish
Extent7 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 2, no 29, p 541
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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