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Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 680-681
Heading: The Scotch Student. To the Editor of "The Athenaeum"
Category: Education Health Medicine Law Poverty Social Anthropology
Topic: [A letter of objection to an irreverent personal account of life at Edinburgh University in Athenaeum issue 103, p. 647-648. It says the account will prove misleading. It is "partial, incorrect, and unphilosophical". The letter defends the Scottish educational system which has proved a model for the "London University"]
Person: SIMPSON HUTTON FERGUSON JOHNSON
Institution: University of Edinburgh University of London King`s College, London University of Cambridge University of Oxford
Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics Optics Light Psychology Philosophy Medicine Nervous System Sense Organs The Eye Sight Vision Art
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Person: BROCKEDON FERGUSON NEWTON, Sir Isaac FIELD
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics
Institution: Royal Institution
Ed`s Mark: PARKE
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