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Bristol Brabazon: View of the plane under construction with a half scale model as comparison. After Roland Davies.
Ballooning: Balloons and the methods of constructing and filling with instruments for accelerating and braking.
Scientific Instruments: Hadley’s Sextant with Adam’s quadrant, Bird’s Quadrant and Mural Telescope Quadrant.
Tin. Spathose Tin 1,2, Wood Tin from Cornwall 3-7. Tooth Tin 8-11, Saxon Tin 12, Garnet Tin 13,, 14, Tin in shorl 15, Crystalised Tin 16, 17. Engraved by John Pass.
Phenomena of the Earth: Four diagrams illustrating the theories of seasons, the day-night cycle, and solar time (sundials).
Copper from Hungary1, 2, Cornwall 3, 4, 5, Japan 6, Hepatic copper 7, Black vitrreous ore 8, Bue copper 9 Malachite 10 Copper in quartz 11, Copper pyrites 12, Yellow copper C fulvum
Calx carbonata. Crystallized lime carbonate from Matlock, Cornwall.
Long Distance transport via Pipelines. No 2.
Quartzum var. aggregatum. Quartzose Pudding Stone from Hertfordshire and Essex.
Container ship in front of a refinery. No 4.
Finished Petrol pumped at the Station. No 6.
Refining and Distilling Plant. No 3.
Machine Age: View of the Industrial Metropolis. World’s Fair.
Mastadon Giganticus: Lateral skeletal view of the prehistoric elephant.
Uranium oxygenizatum. Oxide of Uranium frm the Tolcairn mine, Cornwall.
Distillation: Double Apparatus of distillation.
Temperate Zone: Educational chart showing the environment and townscapes of a temperate zone.
Comparative view of buildings by height including the Pyramid of Cheops, St Peters, St Pauls with key. Framed.
Allegory with Archimedes surrounded by pupils with one drawing proportionally the sphere to cylindar. Right are Screw and Wedge, above the Balance, system of pulleys,. To the left a globe, hydrostatical bellows, and Archimede’s screw or pump, the inclined plane with a crane at back.
Diving Bells:1. Halley’s, 2. Triewald’s and 3. Spalding’s bells . 4. Klingert’s Armour and 5. Air cylinder.
Plumbum phosphatum. Lead phosphate from Leadhills, Lancashire.
Ferrum phosphatum. Iron phosphate and Iron carbonate from Huel Kine, Cornwall.
Extention, Impenetrability, Divisibility, Porosity, Inertia, Cohesion, Gravity (1-16), Gravity (17-26), Pendulum (27-30), Forces (31-37), Laws of Motion (38-39). With Key.
Oil Wells on the Beach. No 1.
Infographic illustration of areas of geological interest.
Carbo oxygenizatus. Oxygenized Carbon from Denbigh.
Victorian educational chart showing the comparative heights of mountains around the world.
Distillation Stills: Flat Scotch, Danish, Rectifying, and portable still for compound waters.
Plubum sulphatum crystallizatum. Crystalilized Sulphate of Lead from Anglesea.
Lead. Native lead 1-6, 8, German lead 7, Saxon lead 9, Napolitan lead 10, 11, Lorraine lead 12, Engraved by John Pass.
Diagrams of Dirigible aerostats or steerable balloons.
Silex steatites. Red and green serpentine from Lizard point, Cornwall.
Hydraulics (1-2), Pumps and Machines (3-16) Hydrostatic Press (19), Specific Gravity (20-22) Hydrometres (23-25). With Key.
Barytes sulphata. Sulphate of barytes from Surrey.
Vertical distribution of climate of different mountains, and snow at different altitudes.
Nature in Ascending Regions: Comparative chart of the mountains, volcanoes and accomplished summits across the world.
Cuprum sulphureum. Blistered sulphuret of Copper from the Cook’s Kitchen mine, Cornwall.
Orville Wright experimenting with flight.
Modern Express Engine. London and North-Western Railway.
Projection of Globes and Maps: Diagrams illustrating the mathematics behind various map projections used to convert a spherical globe into a flat map.
Moon: Gemini 9 launch photograph signed by NASA astronaut and commander of Gemini 9, Tom Stafford. Framed.
Lunar Corona: Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13.
Geographical Definitions: Educational chart illustrating different geographical definitions across the world.
Allegory with the Goddess of Minerology seated on a throne with gryphons, guardias of tresure attended by Cybele (Earth) and Vulcan (Fire), with Apollo (Gold and Topaz), Diana (Silver and Selenites) Saturn (Diamond) Jyupiter (Tin and Saphire), Mars Iron and Ruby), Mercury (Quicksilver and Ametyst) and Venus (Copper and Emerald) Gnomes classify in the foreground with scales and sceptre of touchstone.
‘Galvanic Electricity’: Sir William Robert Grove QC, a pioneer of fuel cell technology. SPY.
Characters of the Ten Elements and Twelve Celestial Signs: Combined in the luni-solar calendar of sixty years.
Armillary sphere (used to simulate the orbits of the heavenly bodies): With, a Terrestrial globe, and a Celestial globe.
Nickel, Calamine, Bismuth, Antinomy, Arsenic, Regulus and Wolfram. Engraved by John Pass.
Tropical Zone: Educational chart showing the flora, fauna, and inhabitants of a tropical environment.
Comparative chart of the earth’s geology.
Great Mastodon. Full skeleton.
Cuprum hyperoxygenizatume. Hydrate of Copper from the Daleshead mine, Cumberland.
Windmill: Common windmill, windmill sails, Horizontal windmill and Rostill’s family mill and boiler.
Fluor. Five examples of Fluor from the Poldice mine in Gwenaap. Engraved by John Pass.
SOLD. Dendera: Temple of Hathor. Egyptian Zodiac from the ceiling of a shrine dedicated to the god Osiris in the temple of Hathor at Dendera. Renowned as the only complete map of an ancient sky.
Allegory of Prismatical colour as seven women. Generative and primitive elements wear a crown and mantle, with ray of yellow red or blue only, the other figures composites. Each holding a flower of their colour: jonquil – yellow, gren bough – vert, marigold – orange, blue bell – blue, corn poppy – red, blue bottle – indigo and a violet. Optical instruments in the corner and above in Hebrew ‘God said let there be Light, and there was Light’.
Arctic Zone: Educational chart showing the frigid mountainous environment, animals and inhabitants of polar regions.
Dirigible balloon ‘Patrie’. Diagram of parts with explanation in French.
Mechanical properties of Air (2-4), Laws of Air (5-7), Barometer (8-9, 1), Air Pump 10-11) Air Condenser (12-14), Air Ballon (15), Diving Ball (16) With key.
Nature in Descending Regions: Comparative chart of the World’s oceans and the different species that live within them.
Gold from Hungary 1, 2, Dentrical silver 3,4,6, Varigated ore 5, Vitreous ore. Engraved by John Pass.
Allegory with Therra Goddess of the Earth and Tethys Goddess of the Sea, dividing the globe into Europe, Asia, Africa and America.
Allegory of Urania with an Astrolobe and Scroll with Architecture attended by Reason carrying Pallas’s shield and Mercury’s caduceus.
Sound and Hearing (1-6), Ear (7), Musical Sounds (8-9), Musical Instruments (10-20). With Key.
Allegory with a Philospher on a Sand-bath furnance performing chemical analysis whilst a student melts a diamond with the suns rays through a lens, with Chemistry with a coronet on her head and a globe in hand.
Cuprum subsulphureum. Vitreous copper ore from Cornwall.
Oxford Astronomical Observatory: Interior with globe, telescopes and other scientific instruments.
Cuprum phosphatum. Copper phosphate from Cornwall
Scientific Instruments: Planeterium Tellurium and Lunarium with Rowley’s Orrery.
Megatherium. Lateral skeletal view of the prehistoric elephant-sized sloth.