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Image number: RS.16128
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Torricellian tube

Date

1660s

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p361

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 305mm
width (page): 195mm

Subject

Description

Account of a Torricellian experiment, in French, about how to calculate the expected rise of the mercury. The drawing is of a Torricellian tube.

In the papers of Robert Boyle.

Transcription

Maniere de calculer a quele hauteur l'arrettera le mercure. Si on laisse de l'air dans le tuyau en faisant l'experience de Torricelli.
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Related Fellows

Robert Boyle (1627-1691, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place