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A Sketch of Roman Building Construction

By W. T. Oldrieve

The Inauguration of the Statue of Niepce

The Casino at Scheveningen, Holland

New West Front, St. Alban's Abbey

A Wooden Driving Belt

Rose's Wheat Moistener

The Perforated Pulley

Automatic Yarn Spinner

Improved Siphon Trap

The Kansas City Cable Railroad

Sinking the Cylinders of the Tay Bridge by Pontoons

By Andrew S. Biggart

The Forth Bridge

By B. Baker

On the Conversion of Heat into Useful Work

By William Anderson

The Sun's Work

A New Theory of Radiant Heat

By F. Jarvis Patten

Medicated Soaps

Ambulance Stretcher


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August 22, 1885

Science for the Modern World