image MS_557_1_5_045v
Image number: RS.16996
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Various sketches

Date

9 December 1691

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p45v

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 313mm
width (page): 215mm

Subject

Description

These sketches of a human figure and a geometric diagram appear on the back of the meeting minutes from 9 December 1691. The human figure may relate to discussions the Fellows were having at the time regarding Edmond Halley's diving bell and suit.

Related Fellows

Edmond Halley (1656-1742, British), Astronomer

Associated place

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