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Phenomena: Waterspouts caused by whirlwinds or tornadoes forming over bodies of water.
Fire Engine: Bramah’s improved patent fire engine.
Chemistry: Gazometer, De Vigne’s saturator and a Mercury freezer.
Cuprum sulphureum. Blistered sulphuret of Copper from the Cook’s Kitchen mine, Cornwall.
Infographic illustration of areas of geological interest.
Electricity and Machines: Electricity (1-2) Electrical machines and devices (3-15), Galvanism (16-18) With key.
Geology: Cuprum hyperoxygenizatum. Copper ore with black oxide of Manganese.
Arctic Zone: Educational chart showing the frigid mountainous environment, animals and inhabitants of polar regions.
Africa: The distribution of plants.
Mineralogy: Nickel, Calamine, Bismuth, Antinomy, Arsenic, Regulus and Wolfram. Engraved by John Pass.
Ferrum oxygenizatum var radiatum. Haematites red iron ore from Lancashire. Two examples.
Refining and Distilling Plant. No 3.
Finished Petrol pumped at the Station. No 6.
Phenomena: Northern lights and a Midnight Sun in the North Cape after Anders Fredrik Skjöldebrand.
Nature in Descending Regions: Comparative chart of the World’s oceans and the different species that live within them.
Oxford Astronomical Observatory: Interior with globe, telescopes and other scientific instruments.
Characters of the Ten Elements and Twelve Celestial Signs: Combined in the luni-solar calendar of sixty years.
Motion and Machinery. Motion (1-10) and Machines (11-25). With key.
Mineralogy: 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.
Mineralogy: Lead. Native lead 1-6, 8, German lead 7, Saxon lead 9, Napolitan lead 10, 11, Lorraine lead 12, Engraved by John Pass.
Comparative chart of the earth’s geology.
Great Mastodon. Full skeleton.
Phenomena of the Atmosphere: With key to 24 types.
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.
Oil Wells on the Beach. No 1.
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.
Science Museum: Royal Horticultural Gardens. Showing the conservatory and arcades. The gardens were maintained by the R.H.S. from 1861-82; the Science Museum now occupies the site.
Geology: Antimonium sulphureum. Sulpheret of Antimony with crystals of Lime carbonate from Cornwall.
Cuprum subsulphureum. Vitreous copper ore from Cornwall.
Windmill: Common windmill, windmill sails, Horizontal windmill and Rostill’s family mill and boiler.
Allegory of Urania with an Astrolobe and Scroll with Architecture attended by Reason carrying Pallas’s shield and Mercury’s caduceus.
Lunar Corona: Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13.
Ballooning: Balloons and the methods of constructing and filling with instruments for accelerating and braking.
Geology: Cuprum hyperoxygenizatum. Hydrate of copper from the Daleshead mine Cumberland.
Geology: Calx carbonata var ferrifera. Ferriferous carbonate of Lime from the Audlim mine Cornwall.
Cuprum sulphatim. Blue Vitriol.
Mineralogy: Alcyonnium chonoides imbedded in flint and chalk with an alligator fossil.
Geology: Carbo Bitumen. Viscous Bitumen from Castletown, Isle of Man.
Hydraulics: Hydraulics (1-2), Pumps and Machines (3-16) Hydrostatic Press (19), Specific Gravity (20-22) Hydrometres (23-25). With Key.
Geology: Calx carbonaa ferrifra var lenticularis. Lenticular crystallized carbonate of Lime from Devonshire.
Geology: Calx fluata. Fluor. Two examples.
Phenomena: Volcano, Simoon, Cataract, Spring, Iceberg and Glacier.
Geology: Calx carbonata var petrosa. Variegated limestone from Tirie, Scotland.
Telescope: Sir William Herschel’s Grand Reflecting Telescope.
Scientific Instruments: Planeterium Tellurium and Lunarium with Rowley’s Orrery.
Red stillbite or zeolite from Hall Hill, Scotland.
Vertical distribution of climate of different mountains, and snow at different altitudes.
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 phosphatum. Copper phosphate from Cornwall
Plesiosaurus Dolichodeirus: Fossil from the Lias (early Jurassic) of Street near Glastonbury Somerset.
Armillary sphere (used to simulate the orbits of the heavenly bodies): With, a Terrestrial globe, and a Celestial globe.
Comparative view of buildings by height including the Pyramid of Cheops, St Peters, St Pauls with key. Framed.
Husbandry: Cart Drag, Drag and Harrows. Drags 1-3 Jointless, Wynne and Brake, 4- 5 Harrows 6 Chain and Screw Drag 7 Lord Somerville’s Cart Drag,
Calx carbonata. Crystallized lime carbonate from Matlock, Cornwall.
Atlantic Type Engine: North British Railway.
Geology and Palaeontology: With key to animal types and earth crust layers.
Ferrum phosphatum. Iron phosphate and Iron carbonate from Huel Kine, Cornwall.
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’.
Paleontology: Pterodactylus, Dapedius, Icthyosarus, Teleosaurus, Plesiosaurus macrocephalus and dolichodeirus.
Nature in Ascending Regions: Comparative chart of the mountains, volcanoes and accomplished summits across the world.
Ballooning: Montgolfier, Blanchard, Charles & Roberts and Lunardis balloons: With view over Chester from a balloon.
Megatherium: Two skeletal views of a giant ground sloth.
Mineralogy: Gold from Hungary 1, 2, Dentrical silver 3,4,6, Variegated ore 5, Vitreous ore. Engraved by John Pass.
Acoustics: Sound and Hearing (1-6), Ear (7), Musical Sounds (8-9), Musical Instruments (10-20). With Key.
Phenomena: Volcanoes. View of the Solfatara volcanic crater near Naples with its sulphur and ammonia plumes and the volcanic island of Stromboli.
Pneumatics: Air Pump (Vacuum). 1 Vream’s Air Pump, 2-3 Cuthebertson’s Air Pump with cross bar inserted at B–B 4 Portable air pump.
Modern Express Engine. London and North-Western Railway.
Zincum carbonatum. Carbonate of zinc from the Matlock, Rutland mine.