Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC2/13/1-14
TitlePapers relating to proposals for the illumination of maritime vessels and lighthouses
Extent21 items
DescriptionGovernment publications, press cuttings, memoranda and correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as President of the Board of Trade, 1880-85], fellow Board of Trade and Government officials, and associated individuals relating to investigations into lighthouse and maritime vessel illumination [including those conducted by Prof. John Tyndall [Professional Officer, Board of Trade]], and the activities of the Lighthouse Illuminants Committee
Including /2 Memoranda summarising Government publications relating to lighthouse illumination investigations, [c. 1883]; /4-5 Correspondence from Arthur Adams relating to proposals to enforce erection of white lights onto mast heads of maritime vessels, 1881; /8 Letter from Sir Thomas Henry Farrer [Permanent Sec, Baord of Trade] relating to progress of discussions concerning the Lighthouse Illuminants Committee, 1883; /9-10 Correspondence from Sir Evelyn Baring [1st Earl of Cromer: Agent and Consul General, Egypt] and from Lord Alcester [Lord of the Admiralty] relating to provision of lighthouses on coast of Red Sea, 1883-1884; /11 Printed papers of Prof. John Tyndall entitled 'Gas for Lighthouses. Prof. Tyndall on the Lighthouse Question', 1883; /13-14 Government publications relating to 'Lighthouse Illuminants', C. 168 and C. 263, 1883
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