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Hauksbee's experiments on light and phosphorus
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Product code:
RS-10372
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Royal Society

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Figure 1 on this plate illustrates pp.65-68, 'An Account of an Experiment, confirming the Production of Light by the Effluvia of one Glass falling on another'. Figures 2-5 illustrate section I, experiments I-V (pp.5-16), 'An Account of several Experiments on the Mercurial Phosphorus'. Plate III from Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects, by Francis Hauksbee (London, 1709), presented to the Royal Society by the author on 26 October 1709. Hauksbee (ca.1660 û 1713) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1705, and was the Society's Curator of Experiments from 1703 to 1713.

Original: copperplate engraving. 1709

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