Sections on chemistry (including photography pp.45-8); metallurgy; organic chemistry; static electricity; theories of electricity; electrical machines; electrical attraction and repulsion; induction; voltaic electricity; sources, diffusion and reflection of light (including the kaleidoscope); refraction of light; optical instruments (the camera obscura); the human eye; the stereoscope; persistence of vision (the zoetrope and phenakistoscope); light and colour. Many illustrations, especially of equipment and its use.

Item number 20918
Category Book
Type Science
Dimensions length 194mm; breadth 144mm; thickness 34mm
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people J.H. Pepper (author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection