Researches in colour vision and the trichromatic theory

Catalogue Number: 241
Researches in colour vision and the trichromatic theory
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: (Sir) William de Wiveleslie ABNEY
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1913
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: Longmans Green and Co
Description Of Item: Original green cloth, 418 pp, 4 colour plates and other illustrations
Historical Significance: William Abney KCB DSc FRS (1843-1920) was an astronomer, chemist and a pioneer in photography. He advanced the understanding colour vision in the progression from Newton (1642-1727) , Young (1773-1829), Maxwell (1831-1879), Helmholtz (1821-1894, Parsons (1868-1857) and WD Wright (1906 - 1997)
How Acquired: Donated by J Coulson from the practice of CWV optometrists Launceston, formerly the practice of Eric Padman
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall

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