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Figure 15

Ink sketch of an instrument for experiments with compound collisions

George Adams, sketch of the machine for oblique and compound collision in his ‘Instructions to the illustrator’ of the mechanics manuscript. Ink on paper, 245 x 192 mm, 1761, Science Museum archives MS 203/2, Plate 44.