Letter. 1898.


Roberts-Austen, W. C. (William Chandler), Sir, 1843-1902. Letter.

Letter. 1898.

A.L.S. ([18]98 April 12) with A. envelope to Thompson on "the art of ʻbronzingʼ copper so as to make it look like bronze." After detailing this "quaint" method, Roberts-Austen notes that he uses the "Japanese, or Wet Method" ; on letterhead of the Royal Mint.

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Roberts-Austen, W. C. (William Chandler), Sir, 1843-1902

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Born Roberts, assumed the names Chandler and Roberts-Austin at the request of an uncle. Educated at the School of Mines and became assistant to Graham, then master of the mint. In 1869 he became 'Chemist of the Mint' and served as chemist and assayer to the mint, 1882-1902. From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, 1875-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81639466 ...

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English physicist; author of works on electricity and magnetism, and on lives of scientists. Thompson had hoped to get enough subscriptions to print this work however it didn't materialize. There is a printed order form tipped in, saying the edition would be limited to 225 copies and printed by Ernest Enthoven at the Essex House Press. From the description of Albrecht Dürer's Geometry : manuscript translation of the 1538 edition of Underweysung der Mussung, ca. 1900. (Unknown). Worl...

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