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Title Scientific American, 1 September 1883, pages 128-142
Collection Lang Collection
Object Name Magazine
Caption Scientific American 1 Sep 1883.
Scope & Content Printed pages. Scientific American, 1 September 1883. New York, published by Munn & Co. Pages 128-142.
"A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures." Sixteen pages.

Articles (several with lithographs):
"Gerard's Alternating Current Machine," "New Explosive from Carbon Bisulphide," "Protection of Iron from Rust," "Waterproof Clothing" (128), "Sugar and Fodder, in One," "Petroleum-The Old in the New" (128), "The American Association for the Advancement of Science," "Copper in the Pickle Jar," "Flowers Colored by Absorption," "Staining Cherry in Imitation of Old Mahogany" (129), "The Nickel Plate Patent," "An Important Electrical Trial," "New Boring Machine," "Velocipede Sleigh," "Belief of Sea Sickness," "Penny Kites," "Two New Tunnels adn One Bridge," "Combined Trunk and Wardrobe" (130), "Wire Rope Towage," "Neglect of House Cisterns," "Reappearance of the Great Comet of 1882" (131), "Aspects of the Planets for September," The Barometer" (132), "A Fearfully Destructive Tornado," "A Meteor in New York Bay," "Something New in Street Cars," "The Storge of Wind Power," "Fish Ponds for Farms," "Effects Produced by High Pressures" (133), "Locusts," "An Interesting Experiment," "Compound Double Acting Horizontal Engine," "Fermentation in Bread," "Naval Power of France and England" (134), "Ephemera, or Day Flies," "The Seal Islands of Alaska," "Chinese Fishermen," "Postage Reduction" (135), "Recent Inventions" (136-7), "Business and Personal" (138).

Includes an "Index of Inventions: For which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted, August 14, 1883, and each bearing that date" (139).
Accession# 2004G1269
Object ID 2004G1269
Date 09/01/1883
Year Range from 1883
Year Range to 1883
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