picture frame, 19th century made of a composite plastic made of ox blood and woodfloor named bois durci, molded under heat and pressure. made in france in the 2nd half of 19th century, in the usual eclectic style.
a composite bow is a traditional bow made from horn wood and sinew laminated together cf. . from about the 4th century bce the use of stiffened ends on composite bows became widespread. . major role in the battle of lepanto 1571 and flight archery remained a popular sport in istanbul until the early 19th century.
find out more about the greatest 19th century nurses, including florence nightingale, margaret sanger, vera brittain, clara barton and edith cavell. famous 19th century nurses. find out more about the greatest 19th century nurses, including florence nightingale, margaret sanger, vera brittain, clara barton and edith cavell.
thompson developed the coffee pot after his service with the bavarian army where he helped improve their diets. thompson was a british inventor and physicist whose inventions and challenges in establishing physical theory played a crucial role in the creation of thermodynamics during the 19th century. 9. sewing machine - 1846
to appreciate the locomotives impact, just try to visualize the nineteenth century without its familiar smoke-belching engines chugging along endless expanses of iron track and see how you do. it could truly be said that in many ways, it was the locomotive that made america what it was and is today. 8. the telephone
the 19th century. it was also about this time that things began to change, and change rapidly. since time and memorial fine clothing was made of linen cloth, but now a new fabric was to emerge, this made of cotton. in those days the common folk owned two suits of clothes, one for everyday use, and one for social events.
charles goodyear is credited with developing the process, which he patented in 1844. vulcanite can be white or of various colors. as a result, in the mid and late-19th century, the hard substance was often used to imitate coral, tortoiseshell, and jet - especially the latter, as dark pieces became more popular,
the manufacture of pigments with poor lightfastness and/or inconsistent performance have been studied the most, for example madder48 whose manufacture and quality were developed and improved by field the colourman,49 and prussian blue.50 the artists pigments series covers the introduction, manufacture and detection of a number of nineteenth-century introductions in authoritative detail: cobalt, cadmium and chrome yellows,51 synthetic ultramarine,52 alizarin, emerald and scheeles greens
notebooks printed with pseudo-marbling pattern began appearing in france and germany in the mid-19th century, and by the early 20th century, u.s. manufacturers like roaring spring were emulating the design. never copyrighted, it was picked up by mead in the 1970s, and remains popular with many brands today.
a composition doll is a doll made partially or wholly out of composition, a composite material composed of sawdust, glue, and other materials such as cornstarch, resin and wood flour. the first composition dolls were made in the 19th century. composite dolls were marketed as unbreakable, compared to earlier more fragile dolls.
in the 19th century, the connection between heat and mechanical energy was established quantitatively by julius robert von mayer and james prescott joule, who measured the mechanical equivalent of heat in the 1840s. in 1849, joule published results from his series of experiments including the paddlewheel experiment which show that heat is a form of energy, a fact that was accepted in the 1850s.
medicine and surgery made great advances in the 19th century. during the 19th century, there were several outbreaks of cholera in britain. it struck in 1832, 1848, 1854 and 1866. during the 1854 epidemic, john snow 1813-1858 showed that cholera was transmitted by water.
health and medicine in the 19th century 'patent electric-medical machine', davis and kidder, britain, 1870-1900. science museum/science and society picture library
19th century are mounted on metal shanks. plain bone buttons tend to be utilitarian in nature, such as fastening undergarments. carved or inlaid bone buttons were produced in the second half of the 19th century in factories, and were intended for fancy outer wear. not only buttons are recovered, but the strips of prepared bone with holes cut
francis galton and composite portraiture galton devoted many years of study to the use of 'composite portraiture', in which photographs of different subjects were combined, through repeated limited exposure, to produce a single blended image.
the 19th century was an era of rapidly accelerating scientific discovery and invention, with significant developments in the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, electricity, and metallurgy that laid the groundwork for the technological advances of the 20th century.
19th century medicine part 1 the search to combat disease gained enormous momentum in the 19th century. instruments such as the stethoscope and machines such as the electrocardiogram were also
the temperance movement, anti-slavery reforms and the women's rights movement are the three prominent reform movements of the early 19th century. each of these had a strong impact on society and its future. in the early 1800s, there was an increased awareness about the effects of alcohol, and as a result, abstinence was a big issue.
a 19th century carved wooden composite capital was found in the cabin of a spanish navy vessel captured by the u.s. navy during the spanish-american war. in contemporary architecture, the term composite column can be used to describe any style column molded from a man-made composite material such as fiberglass or a polymer resin, sometimes reinforced with metal.
18th to early 19th century annie the united states was founded as a fairly diverse country, with african americans making up around 20% of the population and those of non-english speaking origins made up about 20-40% of the population. during the 19th century people were very discriminative and prejudiced.
this was an essential element of the industrialization that advanced throughout the 19th century. it made possible the mass production of goods, but it also required the tight reorganization of workers into a workforce that could be orchestrated in various ways in order to increase manufacturing efficiency.
in class-conscious 19th-century society, fashion was key as a way of demonstrating social position and wealth. only the very poor or the very rich would dare stray from the dictates of the time. but how much did it cost to remain à la mode and who were the people who made these clothes? writing for history extra, pam inder shares the stories of those who dressed the 19th-century elite
although the first labor unions occurred around the turn of the nineteenth century, they gained momentum during the gilded age, thanks to the increased number of unskilled and unsatisfied factory
in the 19th century, the reverse was the case. a tailor or dressmakers profit was often the same as the price of just one yard of the fabric they were making up for their customer. wages in the clothing trades varied enormously according to the experience of the worker, the size of the firm and the type of clientele for whom they catered.
the 19th century was the age of machine toolstools that made tools and machines that made parts for other machines, including interchangeable parts. the 19th century brought us the assembly line, speeding up the factory production of goods. it also gave birth to the notion of a professional scientist.
introduction to 19th-century socialism october 12, meanwhile it should be said that the competitive forces of capitalism made their own contribution to worker prosperity despite the best efforts of the monopolistic trust-builders by continually producing more cheap, abundant goods which effectively raised the common standard of living.
a 19th century british compo frame: a flexibly traditional approach to conservation by the frame blog mark searle , frames and furniture conservator at knole house nt , explains the process of restoring a victorian compo frame from the 1880s in the collection of the guildhall art gallery, london .
first appearing in the united states in 1829 with the baltimore and ohio railroads tom thumb demonstration locomotive, by the middle of the century literally hundreds of engines were operating in the country and by the end of the nineteenth century, the entire nation could be crossed by rail in a matter of days.