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Lippmann, Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel (1845-1921)

1875, 1876
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Collectanea: Science I. Eleven short works. Mostly Authors' holograph MSS
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About this work


Mésure éléctrométrique des résistances. Illustrated with two rough pen-drawings of the apparatus. Dated from 11 December, 1875 to 12 February, 1876. Produced in Paris.


1875, 1876

Physical description

8ll 8 ll. 4to. 211/2 x 17 cm.. Original boards.

Acquisition note

Presented 1936.

Biographical note

The author was a distinguished physicist, and invented the capillary electrometer. Elected to the Académie des Sciences in 1886, he was its President in 1912. He was professor of physics at the Faculté des Sciences in Paris.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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