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Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 285
Heading: Royal Institution, Friday, March 21
Category: Manufactures   Paper   Communication   
Topic: The Origin, Progress, and Present State of Paper Manufactories.
Person: MILLINGTON, Professor   SOMERSET, Duke of   DANIELL   JERDAN, W.   FARADAY   
Paper, 21/03/28
Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   
Topic: Man not a Monkey. [Legends of men with tails dismissed. The difference of the human skeleton with that of a monkey, the difference in voice. Also, monkeys "have no proper feet"]
Person: MONBODDO, Lord   LINNAEUS   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   
Topic: The Thumb. [Insistence upon the difference between men and apes because the human thumb is so much stronger than that of apes and lemurs]
Person: EUSTACHIUS   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Folklore   
Topic: St. Austin and Lord Monboddo. [Saxon legend concerning the mocking of Christian missionaries]
Person: GREGORY, Saint   AUSTYNE, Saint   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 732, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Manufactures   Textile Industry   
Topic: Felting. [How hatters produce the curl required to "felt" the short fur of rabbits, hares and moles]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 854
Heading: Birmingham
Category: Manufactures   Demography   
Topic: [Statistics on industry, trade and population in Birmingham, England]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892
Heading: Strasburgh Society of Arts, Etc
Category: Science   Manufactures   Agriculture   
Topic: [Annual awards instigated by the Strasburgh Society of Arts, to be given to "common shepherds, vine-dressers, working farmers, and foresters"]
Institution: Society of Sciences, Agriculture and the Arts, Strasburg   

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: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Maternal Solicitude of Monkeys, Para 3
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Animal Habits, Personality   Care Of Young   
Topic: [The monkey is more intelligent young than old; its maternal instinct is particularly strong and indistinguishable from that of the human female]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   
Source: St. Hilaire: The Natural History of Mammiferes   

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: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Manufacture of Cat-gut Strings, Para 5
Category: Veterinary Medicine   Manufactures   Trade   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: [Strings for violins etc. are best made from the intestines of lean sheep, such as Italian. Welch, Highland or Southdown breeds would provide better cat-gut than "fatty" breeds (such as Lincoln)]
Source: Recreations in Science   

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: 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: 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: 128, 10/04/30 p. 219-220
Heading: The Marmoset
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Biological Sciences   Anthropology   Phrenology   
Topic: [The] comparative excellence of men and monkeys. [The likeness is admitted to be "mortifyingly conspicuous"]
Person: LA BROSSE   SCHOUTEN   LAVATER   BUFFON   BOSMAN   VAN DORTCH   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   RHOOP-CHAUND   MEETAH DHOOD   CHESTERFIELD   
Essay Signed: J.

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: 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. 382
Category: Industry   Manufactures   Inventions   
Topic: [Industrial exhibition at Cambray for one month]

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: 141, 10/07/30 p. 426-427
Heading: The Antiquity of the Art of Paper-making
Category: Manufactures   Paper Industry   Paper   Communication   
Topic: [...] "a comparison of the process for making common papers, as now practised, with that which is recorded by the ancient writers". [The modern way of making paper seems the same as that recorded by Pliny]
Person: MUSUMECI   PLINY   CHAMPOLLION   CASSIODORUS   THEODORIC, Emperor   GINNANI   
Source: Musumeci: On the ancient use of various kinds of Paper, and the art of making it. Essay, Catania, 8vn. 1829   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Interesting Discovery, Para 7
Category: Botany   Trees   Manufactures   Engineering   Ships   Materials Testing   
Topic: [An association at Lyons have discovered many new industrial uses for Linden bark]

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: 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: 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. 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: 150, 11/09/30 p. 570-571
Heading: Indian Scenes. Shopping
Category: Geography   Travel   Manufactures   Trade   India   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Food   
Topic: ["Letter" from India signed Emma Roberts, Upper Province, Hindostan: Shopping at home for wealthy Indians. Deliberately prosaic account of an Indian bazaar. The different diet of the rich and poor. Dress. The deluded demand for European goods. Indian shops stocked with European goods]
Person: HEVELL   
Institution: Magazin des Modes, Dinapore   
Letter Signed: ROBERTS, Emma

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: 043, 20/08/28 p. 675-676
Heading: Practical Political Economy
Category: Agriculture   Manufactures   Trade   
Title: Cours complet d`Economie Politique Pratique; Ouvrage destine a mettre sous les yeux des Hommes d`Etat, des Proprietaires Fonciers, et des Capitalistes, des Savans, des Agriculteurs, des Manufacturiers, des Negocians, et en general de tous les Citoyens, l`Economie des Societes. Tome Premier
Author: SAY, Jean Baptiste   
French
Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 721-722
Heading: Practical Political Economy. (Continued from Page 676)
Category: Agriculture   Manufactures   Trade   
Title: Cours complet d`Economie Politique Pratique; Ouvrage, destine a mettre sous les yeux des Hommes d`Etat, des Proprietaires Fonciers, et des Capitalistes, des Savans, des Agriculteurs, des Manufacturiers, des Negocians, et en general de tous les Citoyens, l`Economie des Societes. Tome Second.
Author: SAY, Jean Baptiste   
Attribution: Auteur du Traite et du Catechisme d`Economie Politique; Membre de la plupart des Academies de l`Europe
French
Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 756-757
Heading: Say`s Practical Political Economy. (Continued from page 722)
Category: Agriculture   Manufactures   Trade   
Title: Cours complet d`Economie Politique Pratique, Etc. Tome Second
Author: SAY, Jean Baptiste   
French
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: 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: 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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