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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:52
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  178 x 113mm
Extent:  2 foll. + portrait
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2a
Language:  English
Place:  Unidentified
Date:  1870-1887?-09-01
Comments to date:  Written on board Thomson's yacht Lalla Rookh, bought in 1870. The addressee, if Balfour Stewart, died in 1887. 
Short summary:  Has dispatched an insertion to Lockyer, about the U.S. meteoroligal office. Sorry to hear Stewart is unwell.
Person:  Thomson, William, 1st Baron Kelvin of Largs, 1824 (Belfast)-1907 (Largs), Chemist, Physicist, author
Person:  Stewart, Balfour, 1828 (Edinburgh)-1887 (Ballymagarvey, Drogheda), Physicist, Meteorologist, Professor, addressee ?
Person:  Lockyer, Joseph Norman, Sir, 1836 (Rugby)-1920 (Salcombe Regis, Devon), Astronomer, Professor, Journal editor, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  U. S. meteorological office [= National Weather Service] (Institution)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1876
Short summary:  Portrait of Sir William Thomson by C. H. Jeens.
Person:  Jeens, Charles Henry, 1827 (Uley, Gloucestershire)-1879 (London), Engraver, artist
Person:  Thomson, William, 1st Baron Kelvin of Largs, 1824 (Belfast)-1907 (Largs), Chemist, Physicist, portrayed
COMMENTS
Comments:  Size of portrait: 152 x 107 mm.
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