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Thermometers and hygrometers, 1744.

Thermometers and hygrometers, 1744.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

From 'A Course in Experimental Philosophy' (1744) by J T Desaguliers. A comparative chart of thermometer scales is also shown. John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683-1744), a French-born scientist and inventor, was chaplain and philosopher to Frederick, Prince of Wales. He wrote a series of lectures in natural philosophy, which were a runaway succes. Apparatus from the lectures was asembled in the King George III collection, now at the Science Museum, London.

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