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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]
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. 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. 541
Heading: The Volcano at Pietra Mala
Category: Geography   Travel   Mountains   Volcanoes   
Topic: I will not waste words in describing scenery which, after all, cannot be described...
Signed: "D. C."

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Category: Geography   Exploration   History Of Science   Illusions   False Scientific Doctrines   
Topic: [Bafin is about to publish manuscripts to show that the Scandinavians visited America long before Columbus]
Person: BAFIN, M.   SILLIMAN   COLUMBUS   SEGVALSONS, Erling   HORDASON, Biorne   ADDSON, Endride   
Source: American Journal of Science   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Heading: Bruxelles, Para 7
Category: Public Administration   Geography   Belgium   Science   Education   
Topic: [A new Belgian Academy of Arts and Sciences]

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Heading: Funereal Obsequies, Para 8
Category: Geography   Law   Germany   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Burial   
Topic: ["A singular ordinance" has been proclaimed in Heidelberg, restricting lavish funerals]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Heading: Heat in Spain, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [It is unusually hot in Spain and the violent wind has made the inhabitants of Madrid dread an earthquake]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Category: Chemistry   Water   Engineering   Chemical Industry   Gas Power   Gas   Lighting   Geography   North America   
Topic: [In the state of New York an entire village is currently being (dimly) lit by some unspecified form of natural gas]
Source: Gazette Litteraire   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Category: Geography   Exploration   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Humboldt is to undertake a new scientific expedition in Russia]
Person: NICOLAS, Emperor   HUMBOLDT      

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: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Longevity, Para 17
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Longevity   Geography   
Topic: [A husbandman in Russia has died aged one hundred and sixty. His relatives are also long-lived]
Source: Le Globe   

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

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