Reports of the Commissioners of the United States to the International Exhibition held at Vienna, 1873 / published under direction of the Secretary of State by authority of Congress ; edited by Robert H. Thurston.

  • United States. Commissioners to the International Exhibition held at Vienna, 1873.
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Washington : G.P.O., 1876.

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4 volumes : illustrations, plans ; 24 cm


Vol. 1. Introduction; executive commissioner's report; agriculture: The Vienna International Exhibition, its antecedents, inception, organization, and results. Abstracts of foreign reports on exhibits from the United States. Report of Hon. H. Garretson. Forestry, by J.A. Warder. Sheep and wool, by J.R. Dodge.--Vol. 2. Science; education: Chemicals, by J. Lawrence Smith. Vienna bread, by E.N. Horsford. Commercial fertilizers, by Peter Collier. Photography, by C.A. Doremus. Medicine and surgery, by A. Ruppaner. Physical apparatus, etc., by Wolcott Gibbs. Instruments of precision [2 reports] by C.F. Carpenter and R.D. Cutts. Telegraph and administration, by R.B. Lines. Telegraphs and apparatus, by D. Brooks. Education [2 reports] by E. Seguin and J.W. Hoyt. Deaf-mute instruction, by E.M. Gallaudet. Governmental patronage of art, by E.M. Gallaudet. Art of printing; manufacture of paper, by G.W. Silcox. Governmental printing institutions, by A.H. Brown.--Vol. 3. Engineering: Manufactures and machinery, by R.H. Thurston. Sewing-machines, by G.A. Fairfield. Civil engineering and architecture, by William Watson. Hydraulic engineering, by Charles Davis.--Vol. 4. Architecture; metallurgy; general index: Building of the exhibition, by L. Bridges. Construction of dwellings in Vienna, by J.R. Niernsee. Architecture and materials, by N.L. Derby. Wood industries, by N.M. Lowe. Working of stone; artificial stone, by L.J. Hinton. Metallurgy of iron and steel, by W.P. Blake. Metallurgy of lead, silver, copper, and zinc, by H. Painter. General index



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