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a certain interlacing confusion, 2

Figures 3 and 4 (cropped to square; inverted; levels 0 .90 255; color — not apparent in Figs. 1-2 — retained)
Sketches of Hailstones (Actual Size) which fell near Montereau, France, August 15th, 1888.
ex “Remarkable Hailstorm Near Montereau, France, August 15, 1888” (Read November 21st, 1888); signed A. C. Stratten, W. B. M Bird (perhaps 1855-1950 *), A. Jameson, and E. Whitehorn.
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 15 (1889) : 47-51 (includes discussion).
Stanford copy, no date of digitization
same (Stanford) original and scan, but lesser quality via archive.org

“...but the surface of the water was so covered with leaves and small branches cut from the trees by the storm, that we might have passed them unobserved.”

epigram ex p 231

it was these sketches (uninverted) that initiated my lingering in this volume.

4 January 2016

confusion; drawing; hailstones; meteorology