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Product details Colours in layers of mica and glass
Colours in layers of mica and glass
Colours observed within layers of mica (figures a-f) with concentric circles of sixteen colours based upon Isaac Newton's observation of colours produced at the contact of two telescope object-glasses (figure g). Plate 1 from the monograph A new elucidation of colours, original prismatic, and material; showing their coincidence in three primitives, yellow, red and blue..., by James Sowerby (London, Richard Taylor and Co., 1809). Inscribed "Tab.1" top right and "Oct.1.1807.Publish'd by Jas. Sowerby London."
Original: engraving. 1807
- Image ref: RS-10045
- The Royal Society