Director's Report Volume 24-30

Director's Report Volume 24-30

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...Illustrated. Mr. J. W. MOORE, of Brooklyn, N. Y.-Two illustrated lectures, "Washington City," and "From Fort Sumter to Appomatox." Prof. PETER WINTER, of Brooklyn, N. Y.-"Drawing in Education, or the Power of the Pencil." Prof. AUSTIN FLIRT, M. D., LED., Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York City-"The Sense of Sight." Illustrated. Prof. J. S. NEWBERRY, Columbia College, New York City"What is Known about Earthquakes." Illustrated. Dr. SAMUEL KNEELAND, of Boston, Mass.-Two illustrated lectures, "The Sculptor Thorwaldsen and his Works" and "The Red Sea and the Suez and Panama Canals." Mr. JAMES DOUGLAS, Jr., of New York City-"The Railroads of the Rocky Mountains." Illustrated. Prof. G. W. PLYMPTON, of New York City-"Rock Structure." Illustrated. Prof. H. L. FAIRCHILD, of New York City-"Pictures of Mexico and its People." Illustrated. Prof. WM. R. BROOKS, Red House Observatory, Phelps, N. Y."The Wonders of the Heavens." Illustrated. Prof. J osnrn H. RAYMOND, M. D., Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y.-"House-Plumbing and its Dangers." Illustrated. Of these seventeen lectures, one was without pictorial illustrations, one was illustrated with black-board sketches, one with paintings and charts, and fourteen with lantern views. The subjects were distributed as follows: Social Science, 1; Art, 2; Physiology and Hygiene, 2; Physical Science, 4; History, 1; and Travels (including descriptions and illustrations of scenery, architecture, etc), 6. Special thanks are due to Rev. Dr. Abbott, Professors Winter, Flint, Newberry, Plympton, Fairchild and Raymond, and Messrs. Plimpton and...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980948
  • 9781236980946