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Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45
Heading: The Colosseum
Category: Science   Literature   Art   
Topic: [Account of the building of Horner`s Colosseum, London, including general comments upon achieving a desirable balance between science, literature and the arts in public planning]
Person: HORNER, Mr.   

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 379
Heading: Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Optics   Microscopy   Glass   Natural History   Art   
Topic: [Farraday`s] experiments [in association with Dollond] to obtain a perfect material for the object-glasses of telescopes. [Account of the variable refracting properties of different densities of glass.] [At the same meeting, the exhibition of a specimen of New Forest Oak timber, to show its strength, by Mrs. Jones and Mr. Henning]
Person: FARADAY   DOLLOND   HERSCHEL   WOLLASTON   YOUNG   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   FRAUENHASSER   JONES, Mrs.   HENNING, Mr.   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   Society of Objects in Natural History and the Fine Arts   
Lecture, June, 1829
Issue: 087, 24/06/29 p. 385-386
Heading: An After-Dinner Conversation
Category: Art   Religion   Social Anthropology   Classical Mythology   Science   
Topic: [Dialogue between a merchant and a medical student. The merchant finds art fanciful and idealized. The medical student, in an extended tract, expiates on the human need for the sublime or supernatural. At the end of his speech, the student finds the merchant has fallen asleep and missed it]
Dialogue
Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Artificial Imitation of Plants, Para 11
Category: Botany   Art   
Topic: [Collection of artificial plants, made by an officer on the Isle of France, presented to the French Academy of Sciences]
Person: MOLARD, Baron Humbert de   D`ARGENTELLE, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Veterinary Anatomy, Para 3
Category: Veterinary Medicine   Horses   Art   
Topic: [A series of wax models of different parts of the horse are being made by the artist, Miller, for Professor Coleman]
Person: MILLER   COLEMAN, Professor   DEWHURST   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: Prospectus of the New Series
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Science   Literature   Art   Trade   
Topic: The Proprietors of the Athenaeum, in presenting a New Series to their Subscribers, Advertisers and the Public, deem it proper to state...the plan...to be adopted for the future. [The Athenaeum makes a statement to its readers. It has altered its day of publication to a Saturday. It will be in smaller type to get more in. There will be a greater range of contributors, including some "eminent authors" and ex-writers for the London Weekly Review. It will concentrate on quality reviewing and article-writing, not journalistic speed. It promises "an increased attention to Foreign Literature, to the Drama, to Works of Embellishment, and to the progress of the Arts and Sciences in Foreign Countries, no less than at home". And now containing "commercial intelligence", it is expected to "find its way to the Study, the Breakfast-table, and the Counting-house, of the intelligent throughout the Kingdom, as well as in the British possessions abroad"]
Source: Athenaeum   London Weekly Review   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 29-30, Section: The Fine Arts
Heading: Engraving. Evening Illustrations of the Society of Arts
Category: Communication   Printing   Art   Trade   Inventions   Printing Machines   
Topic: [Abstract of a paper read by Aikin, on the processes of etching and engraving, now increasingly being done with the help of machines]
Person: AIKIN, Mr.   
Institution: Society of Arts   

Issue: 137, 12/06/30 p. 362-363
Heading: Theory of Colour. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 4
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Psychology   Philosophy   Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   The Eye   Sight   Vision   Art   
Topic: [Brockedon on colour. Its pleasure and interest. The spectrum. Primary or "primitive" colours. Complementary or "antagonist" colours. White and black. Black letters on printed posters "much modified by the complementary hue of the surrounding ground". "The radiated membrane" recently discovered in the human eye. An invention by Mr. Field to help artists gauge the effects of different colour combinations]
Person: BROCKEDON   FERGUSON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   FIELD   
Source: Ferguson: Lectures - Optics   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 04/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 401
Heading: George the Fourth
Category: Literature   Art   Architecture   Museums   
Topic: [Short obituary column on George the Fourth, mentioning the King`s patronage of art and literature]
Person: GEORGE THE FOURTH, King of England   CHARLES THE FIRST, King of England   LAWRENCE (Painter)   WILKIE   CHANTREY   WESTMACOTT   
Institution: National Gallery   Society of Literature   British Museum   Royal Academy, Britain   
Obituary
Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: The Genius of American Squibbing, Para 12
Category: Inventions   Art   Chemistry   Chemical Industry   Explosives   
Topic: [Satirical paragraph on the perfection of American fireworks. "An artist of Philadelphia" can now depict whole scenes in the sky. Will ephemeral pyrotechnic displays supersede oil paintings and watercolours?]

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: Cobalt Blue, Para 15
Category: Chemistry   Art   Materials   
Topic: [How to prevent the pigment from depositing granules on the paper, by dissolving the colour in water]

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 509-510, Section: Fine Arts
Heading: Water-Colour Drawings
Category: Chemistry   Art   Art Materials   Manufactures   Paper Industry   Communication   
Topic: The durability of water-colour paintings, or, as they are improperly termed, drawings, is a subject that deserves some investigation...
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Society of Arts at Dusseldorf. Berlin, 2nd August, 1830
Category: Education   Art   Manufactures   Public Administration   
Topic: [Society for] the fostering of native art by affording encouragement and support to the pupil as well as the artist himself...
Person: FREDERICK, Prince   
Institution: Royal Society of Arts for the Rhenish provinces and Westphalia   School of Arts, Dusseldorf   
, 02/08/1830
Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Category: Industry   Art   Public Administration   
Topic: Preparations are now making at the National Repository [...] for the reception of [...] the Records[...] to be removed from Westminster Hall...
Institution: National Repository   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 540-541
Heading: The Camera Lucida
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Art   
Topic: [A discussion of a drawing device which makes the image appear projected on the paper. If it is not used properly or one receives a faulty model the desired image will appear distorted]

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 541
Heading: The Udorama and Diorama, Leicester Square
Category: Art   Mountains   Popularization Of Science   Museums   
Topic: [Irreverent description of a model purporting to give "a grand view of the Valley of Grindelwald, in Switzerland.."]
Person: DALBERG, M.   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Opposite Effects of Moisture on Paper and Linen, Para 18
Category: Engineering   Manufactures   Materials Testing   Paper   Textiles   Industry   Art   
Topic: [Paper expands when wet, and linen, from which paper is made, shrinks. The explanation.]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 558
Heading: Lithographic Prints not Engravings, Para 6
Category: Printing   Art   Periodicals   Science   
Topic: The habit of calling lithographic prints engravings, obtains even with those who ought to know better. A cotemporaneous weekly newspaper, which calls itself literary and scientific, publishes a wretched lithographic print, and calls it, (we quote from memory) a beautiful "engraving"..

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Mosaic Pavements, Para 13
Category: Geography   Italy   Architecture   Art   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [The pavements of churches in Sicily are often decorated with marbles cut in hollowed patterns, into which is poured melted "asphaltum". The asphalt occurs naturally, mixed with sand]

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 588
Heading: On the Antiquity of Oil Painting
Category: Science   Chemistry   Art   Historical Sciences   
Topic: [What has been thought of as the earliest known oil painting, dated 1297, has now been examined by Lanzi who believes that the colours have not been mixed with linseed oil, but white of egg]
Person: MUTINA, Thomas Von   LANZI   MORELLI (of Venice)   MARIA, Chevalier   FEDERICI, Giov. (of Treviso)   
Source: Lanzi: Storia Pittorica   
Institution: Imperial Gallery, Vienna   

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 601-602
Heading: Florence
Category: Geography   Travel   Italy   Architecture   Art   Agriculture   Food   Social Anthropology   Town And Country Planning   
Topic: [The writer`s disappointed expectations of the physical beauty of Florence. Contains comments on the contrasting landscapes of country and city which may be relished in Britain, compared with the cultivated uniformity of the environs of Florence. However, Florence is still a good place to live, full of cheap produce and lodgings]
Signed: "D. W."

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Reviews

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 136
Heading: The Foreign Quarterly Review
Category: Periodicals   Arts   Manufactures   Agriculture   Geography   France   
Title: The Foreign Quarterly Review, January, 1829.

Issue: 087, 24/06/29 p. 397
Heading: Engravings
Category: Arts   Science   Medicine   Language   
Title: London Characters, Designed and Etched by George Cruikshank
Author: CRUIKSHANK, George   

Issue: 109, 25/11/29 p. 735-736
Heading: Perspective
Category: Art   Science   Geometry   Geography   Maps   
Title: Synopsis of Practical Perspective, Lineal and Aerial
Author: FIELDING, T. H.   
Attribution: Teacher of Drawing to the Senior Classes at the Hon. East India Company`s Military Academy
Institution: East India Company   

Issue: 109, 25/11/29 p. 742
Category: Zoology   Art   
Title: Characteristic Sketches of Animals, drawn from the life, and engraved by Thomas Landseer
Author: LANDSEER, Thomas   
Attribution: Dedicated to the Zoological Society
Institution: Zoological Society   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 13-14
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Art   
Title: Characteristic Sketches of Animals, drawn from the Life and engraved by Thomas Landseer. Part II
Author: LANDSEER, Thomas   
Institution: British Museum   Menagerie, King`s Mews   Jardin du Roi   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 140
Category: Geography   Art   
Title: Scenery of the Rivers Yare and Waveney, Norfolk; from Pictures painted by James Stark. With Historical and Geological Descriptions, by J. W. Robberds, Jun. Nos. I. and II.
Author: ROBBERDS, J. W.   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 140
Category: Geography   Art   
Title: The History and Topography of the County of Devon. By the Rev. Thomas Moore. With Outlines of the Physical Geography, Etc, and Natural History of the County. By E. W. Brayley, jun., A. L. S. Nos. I, II and III
Author: BRAYLEY, E. W., Jun.   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 284
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Art   
Title: Pompeiana; or, Observations on the Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii. New Series, Part I
Author: GELL, Sir W.   

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