image bp027_0369
Image number: RS.16129
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Diagram of experimental apparatus

Date

late 17th century

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p369

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 288mm
width (page): 197mm

Subject

Description

Drawing framed by lines in ink, with seven drawn figures inside.

The figures depict several experiments and objects:
Figs 1-4: Torricellian experiments
Fig. 5: a water clock (clepsydra)
Fig. 6: a furnace
Fig. 7: catoptric sundial with quadrant

No further text, potentially a copy of a printed image.

In the papers of Robert Boyle.

Related Fellows

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

Associated place