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Manuscript Note from the Photographic Experiments of Sir John Herschel, 1843

Inventory Number: 13106
Object Type:
Persons: Sir John Frederick William Herschel (Writer)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1928-71
Brief Description: Small paper containing pencil notes by Herschel dated March 7 [probably 1843], including sketch graphs of the colour spectrum (companion to 99569, 18517, and 81984).

For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
Provenance: Presented by Miss Herschel and Lady Lubbock in 1928. They were the two surviving and youngest children of Sir John Herschel (Francisca and Constance).
Collection Group: Herschel's Photographic Experiments
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
97 79 mm


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