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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 62-63
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Professor C. Piazzi Smyth
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. Brunel explains that, since Professor Airy has had no luck getting Captain Beecher's horizon to work, Brunel is very pleased to hear that Smyth is having considerable success with the early experiments on his instrument. Brunel asks various questions about Smyth's instruments and suggests making a powerful version and a perfect version.
Date17 April 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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