Author:Robert Hunt

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Robert Hunt
FRS (1854); Keeper of Mining Records, Museum of Practical Geology; Professor of mechanical science, School of Mines; photographer; chemist; scientific writer.
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "R. H-t."
Robert Hunt


  • A Popular Treatise on the Art of Photography (1841)
revised and enlarged became volume 16 of Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (1851)
  • Researches on Light (1844)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and of the Museum of Economic Geology external link
  • The Poetry of Science: Or, Studies of the Physical Phenomena of Nature (1849) [1]
  • Panthea, the Spirit of Nature (1849)
  • Elementary Physics (1851)
  • Hunt's Hand-book to the Official Catalogues (1851) [2]
  • Companion to the official catalogue (1851) [3]
  • Photography: A Treatise on the Chemical Changes Produced by Solar Radiation (1852) external link
  • Manual of Photography (1852) external link
  • A Treatise on the Progressive Improvement & Present State of the Manufactures in Metal; with John Holland (1853) external link
  • Researches on light in its chemical relations (1854) external link
  • (ed.) Ures Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1860) vol 1, vol 3
  • Handbook to the industrial department of the International exhibition, 1862 external link
  • Popular Romances of the West of England (1865) [4]
  • Geological Survey of Great Britain. Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1874) [5]
  • Popular Romances of the West of England or the Drolls, Traditions and Superstitions of Old Cornwall collected and edited, 3rd ed. (London, 1881)
  • British Mining (1884)

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