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

Inventory Number: 39864
Object Type:
Persons: Sir John Frederick William Herschel (Writer)
Date Created: 1843
Accession Number: 1928-71
Brief Description: Small paper containing pencil notes by Herschel relating to chemical preparations 851, 853, and 854 in his photographic experiments [which were used in late 1842 and early 1843], and also containing the date January 2, 1843.
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
114 77 mm


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