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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 50 2 Browse Search
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Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 30 0 Browse Search
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H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 8 0 Browse Search
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tary. The Chinese and Mandshu words for bell are onomatopoetic, being respectively tsiang-tsiang and tang-tang. The weight, dimensions, and date of casting, of some of the largest bells in the world are stated to be as follows: — Weight.Diameter.Thickness. Pounds.Ft. In.Inches. Moscow (Kremlin), Cast in 155336,000 Cast in 1654288,000 Fell in 1703. Recast in 1733432,00021.23 Broken in 1737. Moscow (St. Ivan's)127,830 Burmah (Amarapoora)260,000 Pekin130,000 Novogorod62,000 Vienna (1711)40,2009.8 Olmutz40,000 Rouen40,000 Sens34,0008.6 Erfurth30,800 Westminster ( Big Ben, 1858)30,324 London (Houses of Parliament)30,000 Paris (Notre Dame, 1680)28,6728.67 1/2 Montreal (1847)28,5608.68 1/4 Cologne25,000 New York (City Hall)23,0008.6 1/2 to 7 New York (Fire-alarm, 33d Street)21,612 York ( Great Peter, 1845)10 3/4 tons.8.3 Weight.Diameter.Thickness. Pounds.Ft. In.Inches. Bruges23,000 Rome (St. Peters, 1680)18,600 Oxford ( Great Tom, 1680)18
ss, so as to build up lenses of flintglass of fine quality. Guinand joined Frauenhofer in Munich in 1805, and returned to his native canton in 1814, where he died, and was succeeded in his business by his sons. Glass-spin′ning. Brunfaut of Vienna works a process in which he makes curled or frizzled yarn of glass. The composition is a secret. One workman with a wheel having a diameter of 5 Austrian yards will spin 3,500 yards per minute. It is used for many descriptions of fabric and fosthorn (Austrian) alloys are known as sterro-metal. One variety is soft, ductile, and capable of being worked into sheets or wire. The other is hard, and is represented as suitable for ordnance. From experiments made at the Imperial arsenal at Vienna, its tensile strength was, after single fusion, 28 tons to the square inch; after forging at a red heat, 32 tons; drawn cold and reduced from 100 to 77 sectional area, 37 tons. The metal thus tested contained a rather less proportion of tin and
and other tools. It is frequently termed German steel, being largely produced in Germany. Na′ture-print′ing. A process in which impressions which may be printed from are obtained from objects, such as leaves, fibers, lace, etc. In one method the object, such as a fern frond, is placed between a steel plate and one of heated lead and subjected to a strong pressure, forming an exact intaglio copy in the lead from which impressions are taken. This process was introduced by Auer of Vienna. A process allied to the above consists in the application of successive layers of gutta-percha, — to fossil fishes, for instance, — and a mold obtained, which, being submitted to the action of a voltaic battery, is coated with copper, forming a plate on which all the markings of the fish are obtained in relief, the plate being used to obtain impressions by the ordinary typographic printing process. By a third method the grain or markings of wood are transferred directly from the wo
d'entrecolles remarks, is steatite; which is a compound of silica and magnesia. We cannot go into all the particulars of the history of the art, nor describe the ingredients and compositions of the porcelains of China, Dresden, Sevres, Berlin, Vienna, Bohemia, but must refer our readers to Birch's History of ancient pottery (1858): Marryat's History of Pottery and Porcelain, Medieval and Modern (1857); and Brogniart's Arts Ceramiques. Por′ce-lain-cem′ent. Stir plaster of Paris into a thterial, supported by cross-bars; the upper partition supports a cup which is intended to break the force of the current of water. Press′ure-forg′ing. A method of forging and swaging metals by hydraulic pressure. At the State Railway Works, Vienna, two presses capable of giving respectively 1,500 and 600 tons pressure are employed. Heated ingots of Bessemer steel, weighing 2,030 pounds, are placed under a hammer-like head attached to the piston and gradually squeezed into the form of bar
son. (Shipbuilding.) A binding-piece above the deadwood in the stern, and practically forming an extension of the keelson, on which the stern-post is stepped. Ster′ro-met′al. An alloy invented by Baron Rosthorn of the Imperial Arsenal, Vienna, and used as a gun-metal. It has, — Copper55.04or57.63 Tin0.830.15 Zinc42.3640.22 Iron1.771.86 It differs from Keir's metal, English patent, December 10, 1779, mainly in having a small quantity of tin. Keir's metal is, — Copwinter months; at this time the lamps were kept burning on moonlight nights as well as others. Their number in 1771 was estimated at 6.232. Amsterdam had street lanterns in 1669; The Hague, 1678; Copenhagen, 1681; Hamburg, 1675; Berlin, 1682; Vienna, 1704; Birmingham, England, 1733. For lighting by gas, see gas. Street-lamp. In the example, the glass is in a single piece, flaring at top, and having an opening at the bottom to receive the burner. The cover, to which it is attache
Asia Minor, which is the principal source of supply. In 1869, over 3,000 boxes of this material, valued at 345,000 florins, were imported into Trieste from Asia Minor. The manufacture and carving of meerschaum-pipes is principally carried on at Vienna and at Ruhla in Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha. The value of the product at these two places has been estimated at $2,000,000 annually. Large numbers are now made in France, conspicuous for the taste and elegance displayed in their carving. Those made of .8017..3 Yellow tombak of Paris, for gilt ornaments85.314.7.... Tombak for the same purpose, from Hanover8614.... Tombak of the Okar, near Goslar, in the Hartz8515..Trace. Chrysochalk907.91.6.. Red tombak, from Paris928.... Red tombak, from Vienna97.82.2.... Tom′pi-on. (From a French word meaning a plug or stopper.) 1. (Ordnance.) a. A plug fitted to the bore of a gun at the muzzle, to protect it from injury by the weather. b. The iron bottom of a charge of grape-shot. 2.
This is no doubt due in part to age, which imparts a mellowness of tone to stringed instruments, but is believed also to be largely attributable to the correct adjustment of their proportions and skill in arranging their minor details, as well perhaps as to a choice of the materials from which they were made. To determine the fact as far as possible, and with a view of throwing historical light on the development of Italian violin-making, the directors of the Austrian Exposition of 1873 in Vienna invited the exhibition of instruments of this class, dating from the earliest periods down to the close of the eighteenth century. See Sandy and Forster's History of the violin See also an article in Lippincott's magazine, September, 1874, pp. 352-360. Vi′o-lin′--pi-a′no. (Music.) A form of the pianoforte patented some thirty years since in England by Todd. It is intended to give the violin tone to the piano-strings by the pressure upon the string of an endless band covered wi