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From:
Hubert Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[29 February 1868]
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.306
Summary:

Sends article on temporary color-blindness. G. B. Airy's book on sound [On Sound and Atmospheric Vibrations] is finished.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Hubert Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[30 April 1868]
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.307
Summary:

Observations on various forms of [hemianopsia], which afflicts HA, his father [G. B. Airy], and JH. Detailed description of recent attack. Seven sketches with captions.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Hubert Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[8 May 1868]
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.308
Summary:

JH's approval encourages HA to publish account [of hemianopsia]. JH may keep HA's drawings. Notes on attack suffered by JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Hubert Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
14?] November [1868
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.309
Summary:

Writing about [hemianopsia] for doctor's thesis at Cambridge. Asks permission to quote report of JH's attack [see JH's 1868-5-4].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Hubert Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 November 1868]
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.310
Summary:

Received JH's permission to quote JH [in HA's thesis on hemianopsia] and describe JH's latest attack, including 'patches of coloured checquer work.'

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Hubert Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[9 May 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.311
Summary:

Describes difficulties in producing glass pen and attaching it to pendulum to produce precise curves for aligning equatorial [telescope mount]. Sent artistic sample to JH's wife.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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