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Lord Kelvin's Early Home

Nature volume 82, pages 331333 (20 January 1910) | Download Citation



THIS fascinating volume gives us a vivid picture of the home life of the remarkable family into which Lord Kelvin was born eighty-five years ago. It is mainly the work of his eldest sister, Mrs. Elizabeth King, who kept, many notes and casual diary records, and it has been lovingly edited by her daughter, who has added a brief supplementary chapter. Of that family Lord Kelvin was the last survivor.

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