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Print (Engraving) Leaf from The Illustrated London News, 16 September 1876. Engraving by J.T. Balcomb, London,1876

preview image for Print (Engraving) Leaf from The Illustrated London News, 16 September 1876. Engraving by J.T. Balcomb, London,1876
Inventory Number: 13773
Object Type: print
Persons: J.T. Balcomb (Engraver)
Date Created: 1876
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Prints Collection Scientific instruments  
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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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Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
405 274 mm

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