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Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 523-524
Heading: Indian Scenes
Category: Geography   Travel   India   Medicine   Poisoning   Pharmacology   Colonial Policy   
Topic: [A pen sketch of the view from the author`s verandah in Hindostan, concentrating on the transforming effects of moonlight on scenery. It is embellished by an anecdote of an Indian man whose snake bite is cured by a European physician before a crowd "whose sable bodies were seen in deep contrast with the shining whiteness" (of a column in moonlight) and whose gestures of admiration and gratitude, seen in the same light, seemed "almost sublime"]
Signed: ROBERTS, Emma

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 524-525, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Character of the Belgians. Bruxelles, 12th August
Category: Social Anthropology   Social Sciences   Sociology   Public Opinion   
Topic: [An essay on how the "national character" (or as it here suggests, lack of character) of Belgium has been shaped under domination by other nations. Discusses the way public opinions and beliefs are formed and maintained]
Signed: "E."; Ed`s Mark: DILKE (Charles Wentworth [the first])

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 524
Heading: Agriculture in Egypt. (From Personal Observation)
Category: Geography   Egypt   Climate   Ecology   Agriculture   
Topic: [Egypt could become even more fertile than she is "under the dominion of an enlightened power]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 524
Heading: Steam-Engines
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Ships   Tunnels   
Topic: [Improvement in the compactness of the machinery by attaching the piston-rods to the cranks of the paddle shafts]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525-526
Heading: The Italians in 1830. [A Sketch -- from a Female Correspondent]
Category: Geography   Travel   Social Anthropology   Italy   
Topic: [Opera-going. Dress. Dancing. Shopping hours. Baby-binding. Child-rearing. The disappearance of "cicisbeism"]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. July 26
Category: Science   Biography   
Topic: M. Cuvier read a long and interesting paper, relating to our distinguished countryman, the late Sir Humphrey Davy...
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 26/07/30
Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Periodical Press at Algiers
Category: Geography   North Africa   Periodicals   Communication   Telegraphy   Meteorology   
Topic: [Excerpted paragraphs from the new French-inspired Algiers periodical]
Source: Estafette d`Alger   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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. 526
Heading: Dutch Capitals, Para 4
Category: Geography   Holland   Social Sciences   Demography   
Topic: [Populations of three Dutch cities]

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 526
Heading: Granite Millstones, Para 5
Category: Industry   Engineering   Materials Testing   Agriculture   Water Power   Railways   
Topic: The attempts made at Breslau to convert granite into millstones have been attended with entire success..

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 526
Heading: Population of Ghent, Para 2
Category: Geography   Belgium   Social Sciences   Demography   Statistics   
Topic: [Increase in population of the "Netherlands Manchester" since 1814]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 526
Heading: University of St. Petersburg, Para 1
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Social Sciences   Statistics   Education   
Topic: [Rise in student numbers since 1826]
Institution: University of St. Petersburg   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: Lizards, Para 8
Category: Italy   Social Anthropology   Zoology   Ethics   Cruelty To Animals   
Topic: [Italian children kill lizards with snuff]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: Russian Colonies in America, Para 12
Category: Social Sciences   Statistics   Geography   Demography   Anthropology   Ethnology   
Topic: [Statistics on the racial makeup of the "Russian colonies in America"]

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: The Scorpion-Spider, Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Medicine   Toxicology   
Topic: [The poisonousness of the "Phalangium araneoides" of Linnaeus. Its confusion with the "genuine tarantula" in the works of "the ancient writers"]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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