Figure for use in optical experiments Robert Waring Darwin
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Figure for use in optical experiments
Plate 9 figure 5 from the paper "New experiments on the ocular spectra of light and colours", by Robert Waring Darwin, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.76 (1786), pp.313-348. The name "BANKS" [after Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), President of the Royal Society] written in blue on an oval yellow ground, intended for use in exploring colour perception. Inscribed in ink "Fig.5". Not signed.
Original: watercolour on paper. 1785
- Image reference: RS-9948
- The Royal Society
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