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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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