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Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 190
Heading: New Inventions, Para 1
Category: Communication   Inventions   
Topic: A Method of Instantaneous Communication, by Day or Night, between London and any other Town in England or Scotland; or between any two Towns on the Continent, at whatever distance situate from one another

Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 190
Heading: New Inventions, Para 2
Category: Inventions   
Topic: The Secret of Constructing a new Machine of very great Power, called the Hydrodynamic Engine, for suddenly producing immense Pressure, which Pressure may either be continued, or instantly removed at option

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Mechanics), Para 3
Category: Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: Improved Pedometer
Person: HARRIS, Mr. (Optician of Holborn)   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 540
Heading: Invention
Category: Inventions   
Topic: An Hungarian, of the name of Mahersy, has discovered the means of walking in rivers, however rapid be their currents. [Successful public trial, in the Danube, of the iron-plate boots topped by cork]
Person: MAHERSY   

Issue: 039, 23/07/28 p. 621
Heading: Il Cavaliere Aldini, Para 2
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Demonstration of flame-proof linen by the firemen of Milan]
Person: ALDINI   MILAN, Archduke Viceroy of   

Issue: 043, 20/08/28 p. 685
Heading: Beale and Porter`s Patent for "A New Mode of Communicating Heat"
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Cookery   
Topic: [Method of heating "animal or vegetable substances" and keeping them hot, using a double pot]
Person: BEALE   PORTER   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Steam Power   Water   Inventions   
Topic: Water. [Brande exhibits a model of a water-filtering invention]
Person: BRANDE   

Issue: 070, 25/02/29 p. 119
Heading: Historical Cards
Category: Inventions   Manufactures   History   Education   Games   
Topic: Historical Game of England. ["Review" of a new card game produced by J. Betts, testing knowledge of history]
Card Game
Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: [Untitled miscellaneous paragraph, at the end of column three], Para 3
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: Mr. Aldini, of Milan, has invented a dress of asbestos..
Person: ALDINI   

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Meteorological Observations and Predictions, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Inventions   Engineering   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: [Morin, having learned all the languages of Europe, now asks for help in his researches from learned Europeans. He describes the hygrometer of Daniell and various barometers. He gives a theoretical and practical account of short-term and long-term weather forecasting]
Person: MORIN, M.   GREURY, M. Carilian   DANIELL   
Source: Morin: Memoir on the Progress of the Correspondence for the Advancement of Meteorology   
Institution: Observatory of Paris   

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 366, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Compression Pump of M. Thilorier, Para 4
Category: Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [Monthyon prize for mechanical inventions awarded to Thilorier]
Person: THILORIER, M.   NAVIER, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 16/05/1829
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 430
Heading: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys
Category: Political Economy   Child Labour   Inventions   
Topic: [Fourteenth report of the society. The new chimney-sweeping machines have been improved and will now nearly always operate successfully. Advice is given to private householders wishing to avoid employing children but legislation is still necessary. A bill will be submitted to parliament next session. A revision of the Building Act is also being considered]
Person: PEEL, Sir Robert   DAY, Robert [Purveyor of chimney-sweeping machines]   GLASS, Joseph [Inventor of the chimney-sweeping machine]   
Institution: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys   
Report
Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 446, Section: Varieties
Heading: Prize for Coloured Lithographic Plates, Para 1
Category: Inventions   Communication   Lithography   
Topic: [Competition with a brief to produce one thousand copies of the same subject more cheaply than by printing in colour on copper]
Institution: Societe d`Encouragement   

Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 504-505
Heading: Mr Martin`s Inventions
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Steam Power   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Seven new inventions by John Martin. The Athenaeum believes Mr. Martin should be in a book it has recently reviewed, "Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties". The inventions range from an "elastic iron ship", an instrument to remedy the inconvenience of "back-water" in steam navigation, a new use of the paddle in steam navigation, an elastic chain-cable for ships, coast lights, a means of preventing explosion in coal mines, a system of purifying London water, a plan to drain marshy lands by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Mr. Martin`s Inventions. (Concluded from p.504)
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   Water Supply   
Topic: [A closer examination of some of Martin`s inventions. The Athenaeum considers: the plan for coast lights, the plan to purify air in coal mines, optional plans to supply London with water from the Coln and to dam the Thames for a purer water supply, and the plan to drain the marshes by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Curious Watch, Para 12
Category: Inventions   Manufactures   Horology   
Topic: [Rebille has shown the French Academy of Sciences, a watch made of rock crystal, rubies and sapphires instead of metals]
Person: REBILLE, A. M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Instrument for Discovering Symptoms of Disease by Sound, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Inventions   Diagnosis   Instrumental Diagnosis   
Topic: [Piorry`s invention, the Pleosimetre, a plate of ivory, wood or metal to be applied to a part of the body and struck with the finger. The sound it gives out will help the doctor to tell the condition of the body part. Piorry has received a prize for it, from the Royal Academy of Paris]
Person: PIORRY, Dr. (of Paris)   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Aldini`s Fire-Proof Dress, Para 2
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini`s fire-proof dress has been demonstrated before the French Academy and Aldini consequently invited to apply for the Monthyon prize]
Person: ALDINI   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   GAY-LUSSAC   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Night Telegraph, Para 5
Category: Inventions   Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [Invention by Lecoat de Kerveguen, harbour master of Toulon: the night telegraph. His memoir, addressed to the French minister of marine, proposes a box, two sides of which shall have circular holes and rotating discs]
Person: LECOAT DE KERVEGUEN, M.   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Major Muller`s Cosmosphere, Para 2
Category: Astronomy   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Maps   
Topic: [Muller`s "Cosmosphere" approved by the Astronomical Society of London. He has also made an "orographical" model of England]
Person: MULLER   
Institution: Astronomical Society   University of Cambridge   

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: 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: Francis Moore, Physician, out-done
Category: Meteorology   Almanacs   Inventions   Manufactures   
Topic: [In a list of new works from Paris, the Athenaeum has noticed the title "Memoranda relative to a Correspondence on the subject of Meteorology". The aim of these is "predicting the weather on a given spot of the globe at a period considerably in advance". The Athenaeum finds this as ludicrous as astrology]

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: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: A Visionary of Fifty Years ago
Category: Science   Literature   Philosophy   Imagination   Inventions   Steam Power   
Topic: [A literary item, illustrating public resistance to new scientific ideas]
Person: GARRICK   DAVIES   BOSWELL   JOHNSON, Dr. Samuel   PRITCHARD   

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 187
Heading: Society of Arts. Conversazione, Tuesday, March 23rd
Category: Agriculture   History   Engineering   Inventions   Manufactures   Steam Power   Education   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: Corn Mills. [The Athenaeum finds the subject of the lecture resistant to illustration or public demonstration; the material could have been found in books]
Person: AIKEN   VITRUVIUS   
Institution: Society of Arts   
Lecture, 23/03/1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 203-204
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Public Health   Safety   Inventions   Engineering   Ships   Chemistry   
Topic: [Panillot`s plan "for the preservation of vessels from shipwreck", by wrapping the cargo in "cloth rendered impervious". Serullas` observations on chloruret of iodine]
Person: PANILLOT, M.   SERULLAS, M.   BERZELIUS   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 206
Category: Public Health   Safety   Inventions   Fire   Textiles   
Topic: [Mr. Peel of the metropolitan police has experimented with the use of Aldini`s fire-proof dress. The experiment was carried out by "some of the sub-officers"]
Person: PEEL, Sir Robert   ALDINI   
Institution: Metropolitan Police   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. [...]sitting of April 19
Category: Public Health   Safety   Ships   Inventions   Chemistry   Geography   West And North Central Africa   
Topic: [1. Blumenbach elected foreign associate. 2. Aldini presented Mr. Watson`s plan for the prevention of the foundering of ships at sea. 3. Arago presented a tube filled with crystals of palladium. 4. Coquebert-Montbret defended the claims of Caillie, the traveller to Timbuctoo, the "Quarterly Review" having suggested that Caillie might not have "penetrated so far as he pretends to have done". 5. De Pongerville elected]
Person: BLUMENBACH   YOUNG   ALDINI   WATSON   HUMBOLDT   CAILLIE, M.   COQUEBERT-MONTBRET, M.   PONGERVILLE, M. de   TOLLENDAL, Marquis de Lally   
Source: Quarterly Review   Athenaeum   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Demonstrations/discussion, 19/04/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: National Repository, King`s Mews
Category: Industry   Inventions   Manufactures   Domestic Economy   Astronomy   Geography   Maps   
Topic: [The Athenaeum correspondent singles out exhibits from the National Repository: the "Cosmosphere" of Dr. Muller, the "Folding Terrestrial Globe" of Mr. Pocock of Bristol, the solid globe of Mr. Addison of the Strand, and the flannel fabric of Mr. Smith of Mossley, near Manchester]
Person: MULLER   POCOCK   ADDISON   SMITH (of Manchester)   
Institution: National Repository   
Exhibition
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Category: Inventions   Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [A new telegraph is to be used in the French expedition against Algiers]

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Improvement in Lithography, Para 10
Category: Inventions   Communication   Printing   
Topic: [Senefelder is at Stuttgart, perfecting single-plate printing]
Person: SENEFELDER   

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 330-331
Heading: Production of Musical Sounds. Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, May 21
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Manufactures   History Of Civilization   General Coincident Historical Considerations   
Topic: [...]the invention and subsequent improvements of the method of arranging metallic springs, as a new principle for producing a continued musical sound. [The Athenaeum links this two-column report with that in Athenaeum 124, called "Transmission of Sound"]
Person: FARADAY   DOWLER, Dr.   DAY   MANBY, Capt.   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 21/05/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 332
Heading: National Repository, King`s Mews. [Second Notice]
Category: Industry   Manufactures   Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Fire   Women   Textiles   Wool   Cotton   Printing   
Topic: [The Athenaeum correspondent returns to the exhibition of British manufactures and amongst other things, chooses items to appeal to "our fair readers"]
Person: WELSTEAD   HULMANDEL   ENGELMAN   TOPLIFFE   
Institution: National Repository   
Exhibition
Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 378-379
Heading: Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 11
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Time   Time Measurement   
Topic: The lecture of this evening was one of several delivered this and the last season, in which the ingenious researches of Mr. Wheatstone have [...]contributed to the interest among the members [...] by the [...]developement, and [...] discoveries of the principles of sound
Person: WHEATSTONE   GALILEO   RAMEAU   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 11/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKES

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Industry   Manufactures   Inventions   
Topic: [Industrial exhibition at Cambray for one month]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Heading: Gelatine Biscuits, Para 16
Category: Health   Food   Dietetics   Inventions   
Topic: [The French expedition against Algiers is being provided with a new type of ration biscuit, made of extracts of beef]
Person: D`ARCET   

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 394-395
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further Extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. Siberian Belles Lettres, Etc.
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Russian Empire   China   Religion   Periodicals   Communication   Almanacs   Manufactures   Inventions   Agriculture   
Topic: [The "Almanack of Jeniseisk" is the first that has come from an Asiatic press. It contains details of recent Siberian manufactures (including one spinning machine based on an English product) in a narrative of a journey from Krasnojarsk to Kiahkta on the Chinese frontier. Erman`s correspondence contains a description of the Chinese city of Maimatchin]
Person: STEPHANOW, M.   ERMAN, Dr.   
Source: Almanack of Jeniseisk   
Institution: Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Preservation of Wine, Para 11
Category: Food   Wine-making   Physics   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [...]M. Collardeau contrived a machine which he presented to the Academie des Sciences, for trying the strength of bottles by an arrangement similar to Bramah`s hydraulic press..
Person: COLLARDEAU, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Substitute for Fire, Para 12
Category: Physics   Heat   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [A new machine which produces heat]

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: 142, 17/07/30 p. 445-446
Heading: Chronoglobion, Para 1
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Time   
Topic: This most ingenious contrivance exhibits [the time, the time of day all over the globe, day of the month, motion of the earth, motion of the sun, position of earth and sun, the position of the moon in relation to the earth and sun, the turning of the moon and its eclipses]
Person: ASTRONOMER IMPERIAL AT VIENNA   ZIEBERMAYR   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Papier Vegetal, Para 8
Category: Manufactures   Inventions   Paper Industry   Communication   
Topic: [Only the French seem to know how to make tracing paper. The Athenaeum correspondent has seen a sort of British packing paper, which, if slightly refined, would do just as well. He alerts British paper makers to this fact]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 529
Heading: Perryian Principles
Category: Education   Philology   Inventions   Manufactures   Trade   
Topic: [A satirical article upon Perry, the author of pamphlets which advocate his patented educational system in "most subjects connected with Nature, Morals, Literature and Science" and which also advertise his patented products: pens, pen-holders, letter-paper and copy-books]
Person: PERRY, James   CRUIKSHANK   CICERO   XENOPHON   
Source: Perryian Principles of teaching the Dead and the Living Languages, in Fifteen Articles   
Institution: Perryian Schools, London   
Ed`s Mark: JEWSBURY (Maria Jane [later Mrs. Fletcher])

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. 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   

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Public Thermometer, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Meteorology   
Topic: [Huge thermometer to go on the outside of the Warsaw bank]
Person: GIRARD   

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 588-589
Heading: Manchester Railway
Category: Steam Power   Communication   Ships   Railways   Engineering   Inventions   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [A short article on the rapid advance of steam power in approximately twenty years, from the author`s first experience of a slow paddle steamer ride from Bath to Bristol to today`s "steam carriages, flying over the country at the rate of thirty miles an hour". The engines are described as if animate. There are general observations on the state of the arts]
Person: HUSKISSON   WELLINGTON, Duke of   

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: Netherlands Exhibition of Manufactures, Para 8
Category: Statistics   Inventions   Manufactures   
Topic: [Statistics on exhibitors, broken down by region of origin]

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 653
Category: Manufactures   Inventions   Paper   Communication   Paper Industry   
Topic: The Revue de Paris publishes a letter from a M. Brard on the manufacture of paper from rotten wood....
Person: BRARD, M.   LEGIER, M.   
Source: Revue de Paris   The Times   
Institution: Legier`s Paper-Manufactory, Brignolles   

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Reviews

Issue: 016, 18/03/28 p. 248
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Science   Inventions   
Title: Arcana of Science and Art, or One Thousand Popular Inventions and Improvements, abridged from the Transactions of Public Societies and from the Scientific Journals, British and Foreign, of the past year

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 902
Heading: Chimney-Sweepers
Category: Political Economy   Child Labour   Inventions   
Title: Practical Information presented to the Public by the Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys; with a Description of Glass`s Improved Machinery for Cleansing Chimneys; and a List of Subscribers
Institution: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 99-100
Heading: Arcana of Science
Category: Manufactures   Inventions   Fuels   Gas   Heating   Solar Heating   Book Production   Printing   Cookery   
Title: Arcana of Science, or Annual Register of the Useful Arts. Abridged from the Transactions of Public Societies, and from the Scientific Journals, British and Foreign, of the Past Year

Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 151-152
Heading: The Dry Rot
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Ships   Timber   
Title: The Cause of Dry Rot Discovered: with a Description of a Patent Invention for preserving Decked Vessels from dry Rot and Goods on board from damage by Heat
Author: GEORGE, John   
Attribution: Barrister-at-law

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Inventions   Engineering   Steam Power   Communication   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   
Title: The Arcana of Science and Art; or, an Annual Register of Popular Inventions and Improvements, Etc

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 276-278
Heading: Lardner`s Cabinet Cyclopaedia
Category: Encyclopaedias   Physics   Mechanics   Popularization Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Manufactures   Labour   Inventions   Creativity   
Title: A Treatise on Mechanics
Author: KATER, Capt. Henry   LARDNER, Rev. Dionysius   
Attribution: R. S.; LL. D.; F. R. S.

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