Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851; Reports by the Juries on the Subjects in the Thirty Classes Into Which the Exhibition Was Divided

Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851; Reports by the Juries on the Subjects in the Thirty Classes Into Which the Exhibition Was Divided

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...by accelerating one of its simplest operations, cutting in letter and note size. Without its aid it would have been scarcely possible, by hand labour alone, to supply the dail increasing demands of society for note-papers since the introduction of the cheap postage. This is one of the innumerable common-place instances which show that the full importance of machinery in the commercial progress of the community is not duly appreciated, unless time and quantity are taken into the estimate as well as difliIt is to Messrs. De La Rue that the new sizes and improved mode of puttin up paper in convenient forms are due. The uantity and variety exhibited by them and others are evi ence of the encouragement given by the public to this ornamental mode of packeting letter and note papers, for each size of which envelopes are made to suit. The following exhibitors also displayed writing-papers in packets, viz.: Messrs. Donns and Co., London (79, p. 543); Messrs. COWAN, of Edinburgh (101, p. 544); Messrs. Srici-:11 Bnoranns (42, p. 540); and Messrs. VENABLES, Wilson, and TYLER (149, p. 5-16). Foreign manufacturers have adopted the mode of making up letter and note paper in ornamental packets, and they have exhibited a variety of good specimens, among which wert.& Fram: e.--lVI. MARION (609, p. 1207), M. BEBTOU (1084, p. 1230), and M. V.u.as1, of Paris (1514, p. 1249). Bzlgium.--MM. Goom and Sou (284, p. 1160), and M. TAKDII-' (281, p. 1160), of Brussels. Zollverein States.--M.M. SCHAEI-'I-'EB, O'i'ro, and SCHEIBE, of Berlin (1 Zollv., 153); M. C. A. Kocu, of Gladbach, near Mulheim, on the Rhine (1 Zollv., 329); MM. Honscri and Sou, Duren (1 Zollv., 392, The quantity of cotton-wool imported in 1845 was seven hundred and twenty...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236981871
  • 9781236981875