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Image number: RS.15887
Credit: ©The Royal Society

An unusual tincture given to a precious stone

Date

1686

Creator

Salomon Reisel (1624-1701, German), Physician

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p3

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 190mm
width (page): 158mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > mineral

Description

Part of a letter from Salomon Reisel to the Duke of Wuerttemberg including a drawing of an unusual tincture given to a precious stone.

Object history

Printed in Salomon Reisel, ‘An extraordinary tincture given to a stone, Stuttgart, February 12, 1686’, Phil. Trans., vol. 16, no. 179 (January and February 1686), pp. 22-24, fig. 6.

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