Reference numberRR/2/218
TitleReferee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on a paper 'An enquiry 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']
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0136 Vol.6 1854
Related records in the catalogueAP.35.1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7559Wheatstone; Sir; Charles (1802 - 1875); physicist1802 - 1875
NA6138Scoresby; William (1789 - 1857)1789 - 1857
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