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ublished in England was by Tonstall, Bishop of London, 1522. The Italians had been in that field maerflow of the river. Mr. Tomlinson, C. E., of London, has treated this matter more fully than any oknowledged as a reliable motive power. The London engineer adds: That it is possible to construc air-filters were set up at the Mansion House, London, in 1854. The mode of filtering air is by ait is discharged. The steam-gun, exhibited in London a few years ago, exemplified a much more forcidescribed is the invention of M. Froment. The London Mechanics' magazine thus refers to it (it appeund sleep, etc., etc. In 1784, Dr. Moore of London tried the expedient of compressing the nerves years ago in the valley of the Thames between London and Brentford, though it is said that latterlyon speaking several sentences was exhibited in London about 1810. See Brewster's Natural magic. o-ty-pog′ra-phy. Invented by George Wallis, London. By this method drawings are so executed th[15 more...]
essrs. Holland, Mason, and Green ascended from London in a balloon of 85,000 feet capacity, taking wd commenced business at Grono's Hall, Poultry, London, in 1695. No notes were issued under £ 20. rth30,800 Westminster ( Big Ben, 1858)30,324 London (Houses of Parliament)30,000 Paris (Notre Damddel, of New Orleans, and after him Wenham, of London, made attempts to adapt the principle to microgineers. No. 35 of Weale's Rudimentary Series: London. The following table from General Sir Charland collected by Mr. Parker, of Golden Square, London, in about 54 large folio volumes, with 7,000 iorman Conquest, 1066. After the great fire of London, 1666, brick was substituted for wood in the erection of buildings in London. The ancient nations excelled in the quality of their bricks, whicmer is commonly adopted in the neighborhood of London, where the breeze is mixed with the clay and freal, the Cincinnati Bridge, Southwark Bridge, London, the Cabin John Creek Bridge, Maryland, and th[5 more...]
868 the largest of its kind was exhibited near London; it had a cubic capacity of 300,000 feet, an ato, in his Origin and history of playingcards, London, 1848, says that the earliest playing-cards whted in 1822. The chains of Hungerford Bridge, London, were moved to Clifton, near Bristol, and now Richard Harris constructed a pendulum clock in London, for the church of St. Paul, Covent Garden. . Watt, Rankin, Barnes, and Napier. Mackenzie, London, 1866. Certain variations are found in comp, under the care of Sax of Paris and Distin of London, have attained great excellence. They are ighton, 1731. This machine supplied a part of London with water. The water-wheel was first placed ll 1821. The present daily supply of water to London is equal to a lake of 50 acres, 3 feet deep. Current-wheel, London, 1731. Stow, the antiquarian and historian, describes the works in 1600;r-glass for the World's Exposition building in London, 1853. We are not aware that it has yet bee[16 more...]
ew Pritchard in 1824. One was recently made in London at a cost of £ 250 sterling. Diamond mortartertainment given in 1357 by the Lord Mayor of London, the Kings of France and Scotland being prisons of the dioramic exhibition at Regent's Park, London, in 1823. He is justly famous in connection wby Robert Norman, a compass-maker of Ratcliff, London, who detected the dip and published the fact irived the dipping-needle, and found the dip at London to be 71° 50′. See also dip-circle. Captaiail of ships. — Ibid, 1662. Of the docks of London: — Pitt laid the foundation-stone of the West-India August 15, 1800; opened in 1802. London docks, built 1802 – 5. Victoria, 1855. The Livcrpon steam-engine invented by Maudslay and Field, London, and designed for vessels of low draft and s engineer's and architect's journal, Vol. X.: London, 1847. Drain′ing-ma-chine′. A form of fir direct use) in the International Exhibition, London, 1851, was the invention of Colonel Morin of F[1
e on this principle for playing the organ was exhibited in London. It was operated by means of a keyboard, and by enabling switch. A commutator. See Culley's Handbook of telegraphy, London, 1870, pp. 199-203. E-lec′tric Tel′e-graph. That fory, by the aid of the apparatus of the Royal Institution at London, the most powerful then in existence, proved by a series osystem of electro-telegraphy. In 1825, Mr. Sturgeon, of London, discovered that a soft iron bar, surrounded by a helix ofnt, have in general no provision for wheeled vehicles, and London before the great fire of 1666 was in much the same conditias they find it to modern needs. Elevated railways. London has solved the problem by brick viaducts and subterranean es are preserved in the Museum of the College of Surgeons, London. The Khasias, a people of the Himalayas, preserve the be cartouches of the Pharaohs are in many museums; those of London, Berlin, Paris, and the New York Historical Society, for i
-ing-pro-pel′ler. An invention of Maudslay, London, in which the vanes of the propeller-screw areme period. In the United Service Museum, of London, is a revolver of the time of Charles I. It is. Fire-plugs were laid down in the streets of London in 1710; previous to that time the water was catter of fireengines by the disastrous fire of London in 1666, and an act of Common Council was passing its main features, and was still in use in London till 1832, when it was superseded by a more iod dates the efficient fire-brigade system of London. Barton's engine. Newsham's fire-enginethen of the firm of Braithwaithe and Ericsson, London, England, built and exhibited a portable steamenice. The Amicable Life Insurance Company of London was chartered in 1706. Fire-insurance officr, in England, in 1754, at Knightsbridge, near London. The canvas for the purpose was originally those of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, near London. Cincinnati is also proud of a fountain made [3 more...]
In 1807, Winsor lighted one side of Pall Mall, London; the first street lighting. Westminster Bri was lighted in 1813. Houses of Parliament, London, in the same year. Streets of London generaet-glass, now known as patent plate. The London builder gives, as derived from an eminent membdium. In 1851, the Birmingham Exhibition in London showed gold, palladium, and silver pens tippedn Europe is that of Hampton Court Palace, near London, the famous palace built by Cardinal Wolsey an-y. Invented by Callaud or by C. F. Varley, London; English patent, December 5, 1854, no. 2555. each capped with a gun-cap. They were made in London. Gren′a-dine. (Fabric.) A gauzy dress d at the Southwark end of Blackfriars' Bridge, London, in 1783. The best-appointed grinding-mill e Turkey oil-stone. The old Royal exchange of London was pavel with this stone, and when it was bur 1843; about the same time some was brought to London by Dr. D'Almeida. The former gentleman was re[8 more...]<
r precedence between the Spanish and French ambassadors in London, September, 1661. The single-line mode of driving horseliam Chambers for heating the orangery at Kew Palace, near London. In imitation of the Chinese method, he introduced heathe rarefied air. In the Reform Club House in Pall Mall, London, the circulation is secured by a large fan rotating in a c latter is now accepted by such authorities as Lindley and London. The Linnaean was founded upon sexual differences, the cldescribed in the Catalogue of the South Kensington Museum, London, as the inventor and constructor of the first high-pressurit from collapsing, was used with the Newsham fire-engine, London, about 1780. Rubber hose is made by wrapping rubber-cloactical Treatise on the Warming of Buildings by Hot Water (London, third edition, 1855). Hood's apparatus for heating (B, the Academy of Sciences in Paris and the Royal Society of London illuminated all he undertook. He was one of the emigran
ner. The church-clock of St. Giles, in the Fields, London, was lighted April 23, 1827. For modes of lightiri-um. The dipping-needle invented by Norman, of London. See dipping-needle, also magnetometer. In-clis in Lippincott's magazine, Vol. VIII. p. 324; and London Engineer, Vol. XXXII., 1871, p. 233. The longes thick. Another, at the Polytechnic Institute of London, has its primary wire 3,777 yards long, and weighin-pump, etc. See Burgh, On condensation of steam (London, 1871). In-jec′tion-en′gine. (Steam-engine.uch better, see Percy's Metallurgy, iron and steel, London, 1864. 2. An instrument or utensil of iron. Aairn's On the application of cast and wrought iron, London, 1854; Zoreas Recueil de Fers Speciaux, Paris, 1853il and iron castings, and was navigated direct from London to Havre, and from that port proceeded to Paris, wheneer of ivory was exhibited at the World's Fair in London, 1851, 41 feet long and 14 inches wide. It was saw<
the key. The piano-movement jack, which imparts the motion of the key to the hammer, is the invention of Christofori of Florence, 1711. Rimbault's Pianoforte, London, 1860. See piano-Forte. As a compound word, see under the following heads: — Boot-jack.Jack-frame. Bottle-jack.Jack-head pump. Builder's jack.Jack-in-a-ly small in so hard a substance. The invention of the process of drilling holes in rubies is attributed to M. Fazio, a native of Geneva, who introduced it into London in the year 1700. Rubies are used as jewels in good watches. They are the hardest stone that can be drilled, but cheaper stones, such as crystals, garnets, et, for hight; always horizontally for sweep. Jib and post. Fig. 2719 shows the mode adopted for hoisting the successive sections of the stand-pipe for the East London Water-Works. a is a jib-post, secured by a hoop to the standing portion of the pipe c; b is the jib; d is the section to be hoisted into place; e c are guy-rope
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