Reference numberEL/T/91
TitleLetter, from Marten Triewald to John [Theophilus] Desaguliers
CreatorTriewald; Marten (1691-1747); Swedish merchant; engineer; amateur physicist; director of mechanics and military architect, Sweden
Date1 November 1732
DescriptionExplanation of his improvement to the diving bell
Figure of diving bell with flap
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Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 39, no 444, p 377

The Library has a translation of Triewald's the 'Use of the art of living under water' (1741) see:
TRIEWALD, Marten; CROFT, C.J.L., et al., trans.
The art of living under water ... together with the 'Use of the art of living under water' (1741) translated into English by C.J.L. Croft, Lars Gustafsson and Michael Kahan; with a life of the author, based on an essay by the late Captain Bo Cassel ... and an introduction and commentary by Michael Fardell and Nigel Phillips
London: Historical Diving Society, 2004, 96p. illus. port. facsims.
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8419Desaguliers; John Theophilus (1683 - 1744); natural philosopher1683 - 1744
NA4908Triewald; Martin (1691 - 1747)1691 - 1747
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