Reference numberRBO/3/82
Alternative reference numberRBO.3.301
Title'A Breif Account of An Experiment concerning Deafnesse' brought in by Dr William Holder
DescriptionDetails about the middle ear - deaf patient could hear when a drum was beaten but was deaf when the drum stopped - belief that a person could hear if the tympanum was tense
Read to the Royal Society on 23 April 1668
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 3, no 35, p 665
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7044Holder; William (1616 - 1698); clergyman and natural philosopher1616 - 1698
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