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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: 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: 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: 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: 115, 09/01/30 p. 14, Section: Science
Heading: Elastic Force of Steam, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Steam Power   Law   
Topic: A regulation of the French government for greater security against accident from steam-engines....
Person: ARAGO, M.   DE PRONY, M.   AMPERE, M.   DULONG, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Report, 30/11/1829
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Salt versus Snow, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Chemistry   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Short discussion on the use of spreading salt on snow in bad weather]

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: 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: 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: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 17
Category: Steam Power   Gas Power   Engineering   Astronomy   Public Health   Safety   Ships   
Topic: [1. Brown on the gas engine. 2. Robertson on the Comet of 1822. 3. An account of a new burner for lighthouses]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   BROWN   ROBERTSON   HALL, Capt. Basil   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], 17/06/1830
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: 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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