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Apud Doctorem Ruyschium Amsterodami, 24 May 1693

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [10]

Scope and Contents

Notes from a paediatric anatomy demonstration, that appears to have dealt with certain birth defects. Followed by what appears to be a note about an actuarial problem concerning human senescence; several individuals who have worked on it are named, including Christiaan Huygens. Then follows a diagram of a machine designed by Jan Hudde for descrying a curve of changing slope. Last is a note about a conversation with Hudde about calculating dimensions and focal length of lenses in apertures.

Dates

  • 24 May 1693

Creator

Physical Description

1

Physical Description

genreform: manuscript

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Extent

From the Fonds: 0.5 metre

Physical Description

1

Physical Description

genreform: manuscript

Processing Information

Kiki's number = 22

Processing Information

Duncan Fisher 24 May 2001

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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