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a complete misrepresentation
 

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Plate III. Spectra of various sources of light.
1. The Sun. 2. The Sun’s edge. 3. Sodium *. 4. Potassium *. 5. Lithium *. 6. Caesium *. 7. Rubidium *. 8. Thallium *. 9. Calcium *. 10. Strontium *. 11. Barium *. 12. Indium *. 13. Phosphorus *. 14. Hydrogen *.

ex Augustin Privat-Deschanel. Elementary treatise on natural philosophy. Part IV. Sound and Light, 1893. Translated and edited, with extensive modifications, by J. D. Everett. Tenth Edition. New York, 1893
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ex John Macdonald, A Naval, Military and Political Telegraphic Dictionary, Numerically Arranged on a Very Comprehensive Scale (Whitehall, 1817)
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p.s.: could be windows in a building conceived by Mies or Gropius.

21 November 2012
tags: colour; lines; Macdonald, John; misrepresentation, a complete; Privat-Deschanel, Augustin; spectra