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Papers on "The Just-Perceptible Difference"

Date
1893
Reference
GALTON/2/7/4
Part of
Galton Papers
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Contains:

First proof and MS draft of Francis Galton's "The Just-Perceptible Difference";

MSS of "Measure of the Imagination" and "Optical Continuity", being the second and third parts of the lecture on "The Just-Perceptible Difference", but also published as independent papers in Nature;

MSS of "Signals", "Likenesses" and partial draft of "Story of the Teeth";

Diagrams, photographs and models of figures used to illustrate Galton's lecture;

References from books on the senses, and copy of Photographic Work;

Letter from Galton on erroneous figures in telegrams.

Publication/Creation

1893

Physical description

13 items

Location of duplicates

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

Terms of use

The papers are available at UCL Special Collections and Archives subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Languages

  • English

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