Cooke-Wheatstone telegraph, 1837
Cooke-Wheatstone telegraph. 19th-century diagrams showing several variations of the electric telegraph patented in 1837 by British inventors William Fothergill Cooke and Charles Wheatstone. This simple telegraph was installed on early railway lines. At lower right is the Davy telegraph (1838) by British inventor Edward Davy. Diagram from 'Traite de telegraphie electrique' (1849) by French Catholic priest and physicist Francois Napoleon Marie Moigno (1804-1884).
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AUDUBON: CARACARA, 1827-38. Crested caracara (Caracara cheriway), also known as Brazilian caracara eagle, by John James Audubon for his Birds of America, 1827-1838
AUDUBON: CARACARA, 1827-38. Crested caracara (Caracara cheriway), also known as Brazilian caracara eagle, by John James Audubon for his "Birds of America," 1827-1838.
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Modern Athenians plate 8 - Edinburgh
John Irvine (d. 1839) beautifully described as a "creeping figure, of too solid flesh, so sadly restricted in locomotion". Facing him is Captain Hugo Arnot (d. 1838) a man of which little is known, wearing an eye catching check or possibly tartan suite
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