Record

Reference numberRR/2/218
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on a paper 'An inquiry into some of the circumstances and principles which regulate the production of pictures on the retina of the human eye, with their measure of endurance, their colours and changes' by William Scoresby
Date9 February 1854
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The author admits in the work to not having referred to previous researches in the subject. Refers to work by Newton [?], Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, D'Arcy [?], Epinus [?], Darwin [Charles Darwin?], Chevriul [?], Fechner [Gustav Fechner?], and Plateau [?].

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0136 Vol.6 1854
Related records in the catalogueAP.35.1
RR/2/219
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7559Wheatstone; Sir; Charles (1802 - 1875); Physicist1802 - 1875
NA6138Scoresby; William (1789 - 1857)1789 - 1857
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