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Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 477, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Remarkable Consequences of a Fall, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Accidents   Falling   
Topic: [Extreme effects of a very short fall, without fractures, including prolonged lameness and an alteration in appetite]
Person: STEGMAN, Dr.   
Source: Stegman: Medical Observations   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Mr. Watson`s Plan for preventing Ships from foundering at Sea, Etc.
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Science   
Topic: [The Athenaeum applauds Faraday`s announcement that Watson will demonstrate his safety scheme at the Royal Institution at last. He has been demonstrating it to friends, at home, for some time]
Person: WATSON   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 138
Heading: Royal Institution. Foundering of Ships Prevented
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Physics   Microscopy   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Manufactures   Labour   
Topic: [Two-column account of Watson`s lecture, explaining his scheme to prevent damaged ships sinking. Other paragraphs mention that, at the same meeting Dr. Wollaston`s Doublet microscope was on show, a mountain barometer, and specimens of cheap cutlery produced by division of labour]
Person: WATSON   POCOCK   WOLLASTON   
Institution: Royal Institution   London Institution   United States American Government   
Lecture, Feb., 1830
Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Fire-proof Dresses
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini, the inventor of fire-proof dress, is disappointed at his reception in Britain. The Athenaeum recommends the establishment of a fire brigade, which would use the special clothing]
Person: ALDINI   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Life Preservers
Category: Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Inventions   
Topic: [A life-jacket has been invented which can only be blown up when it is already wet. The Athenaeum finds the invention of dubious use]

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Inventions   Medicine   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   
Topic: [Aldini exhibits the model of an hydraulic machine which will make the revolving of lighthouse lamps unnecessary. The Athenaeum wishes Aldini well; it says he deserves attention and patronage]
Person: GILBERT, Davies   ALDINI   STANLEY   LLOYD   
Institution: Royal Society   
, March, 1830
Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Life-buoys, Para 13
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [Proposed new safety device for swimmers: each bather to be linked by a cord to a floating cork ball. The Athenaeum foresees these cords becoming entangled with the cords of other bathers and creating greater danger]
Source: The Times   

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