Reference numberRBO/14/103
Alternative reference numberRBO.14.383
Title'A Description of several Inventions presented Jan 5 1730 to the Royal Society at London, by Isaac de la Chaumette, Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Bourdeaux [Bordeaux]'
DescriptionInventions mentioned are:
- oars that have the same effect as geese feet to row without bringing them out of the water
- method of setting artifical teeth
- plates with hinges to fix to the chimney to stop winds and allow smoke to go out
- a fixed cape to attach to a chimney
- a mehtod to point a canon without moving the carriage
- a way to stop horses which hold the bit between their teeth
- candlestick with a spring which allows the candle to ascend gradually
Read to the Royal Society on 12 February 1729
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/3ii/31
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