Print (Engraving) Leaf from The Illustrated London News, 16 September 1876. Engraving by J.T. Balcomb, London,1876
|Inventory Number:|| 13773|
|Object Type:|| print|
J.T. Balcomb (Engraver)|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Subject Classification(s):||Prints Collection Scientific instruments|
|Brief Description:||Line Engraving. Intaglio.|
Diagrammes of instruments including Brahe's quadrant, Francis Drake's astrolabe, 2 telescopes and 1 occhialino telescope owned by Galileo, Newston's telescope, Jansen's compound miscroscopes, Humphrey Davy's first safety-lamp, Pascal's adding and subtracting machine, 1642, the "Napier Bones" for division and multiplication, about 1700, Sommering's electric telegraph, 1809, Faraday's magneto-electric induction, Faraday's later apparatus, Forbes's apparatus, Galileo's air thermometer, Dalton's mounter barometer, Dalton's apparatus fro tasting the tension of ether vapour, Ancient Swiss clock from Dover Castle.
Verso: page 270 of the Illustrated London News, September 16 1876
|Primary Inscriptions:||The Illustrated London News, Sept. 16 1876 - 269
Historical treasures in the loan collection of Scientific Apparatus, South Kensington,|
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