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Manuscript Note from the Photographic Experiments of Sir John Herschel, c.1840

Inventory Number: 44202
Object Type:
Persons: Sir John Frederick William Herschel (Writer)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1928-71
Brief Description: Larger sheet than the other small scraps containing Herschel's notes, with fold across middle; it originally probably enclosed the other scrap notes and perhaps (Schultze implies) the drawing of fir trees (83403) and the photolithography cards (42737 and 90088). It carries brief notes on photographic chemistry, and other unrelated notes; with older calculations on the back.
Primary Inscriptions:
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
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
225 141 mm

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