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Authorised form of nameCavallo; Tiberius (1749 - 1809); Natural Philosopher
SurnameCavallo
ForenamesTiberius
Dates1749 - 1809
Dates and placesBirth:
Naples, Italy (30 March 1749)
Death:
London (21 December 1809)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics, electricity
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/12/1779
Lectures:
Bakerian 1780-1792
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Marta Cavazza, 'The Institute of Science of Bologna and the Royal Society in the eighteenth century' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 3-25, plate
Paul Elliott, 'Abraham Bennet, FRS (1749-1799): A Provincial Electrician in Eighteenth-Century England' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 59-78
W D Hackmann, 'The Design of the Triboelectric Generators of Martinus Van Marum, FRS. A Case History of the Interaction Between England and Holland in the Field of Instrument Design in the Eighteenth Century' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 163-181
Royal Society codeNA8162
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000769Cavallo, Tiberiusnd
IM/000770Cavallo, Tiberius2002
V/008Cavallo, Tiberius
CB/1/3/17Letter from T Cavallo to Charles Blagden, 2 King's Roadnd
RSL/3/12Letter from Tiberius Cavallo to Sir Joseph Banks 26 November 1789
L&P/8/156Letter, 'On further magnetical experiments suggested by Dr Blagden' from Tiberius Cavallo to Charles Blagden9 January 1786
L&P/7/263Paper, 'Common and inflammable airs penetrate the pores of paper [Bakerian Lecture, 1782]' by Tiberius Cavallo1782
L&P/9/10Paper, 'Magnetical experiments and observations [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo1786
L&P/8/119Letter, 'Astronomical observations' from Francis von Zach to Tiberius Cavallo11 April 1783
MS/391/201Bond of Tiberius Cavallo to the Treasurer of the Royal Society27 January 1780
L&P/8/50/2Plate, 'Meteors' by Tiberius Cavallo1783
L&P/6/216/3Plate, 'Electrometer for the rain' by Tiberius Cavallo1776
L&P/9/214Paper, 'Account of the method of measuring distances by means of telescopes furnished with micrometers [Bakerian Lecture, 1791] by Tiberius Cavallo13 November 1791
L&P/8/50/1Paper, 'A meteor observed at Windsor 28 August 1783' by Tiberius Cavallo21 August 1783
L&P/6/164Paper, 'Extraordinary electricity in the atmosphere in October 1775; and electrical kite' by Tiberius Cavallo1776
L&P/7/194Paper, 'Of a luminous appearance in the heavens' by Tiberius Cavallo28 March 1781
L&P/8/192/1Paper, 'Description of a new barometer for measuring the heights of mountains and other places' by Tiberius Cavallo1786
L&P/6/216/1Letter, 'Account of some electrical experiments and of an atmospheric electrometer' from Tiberius Cavallo to William Henly13 November 1776
L&P/6/216Paper, 'Account of some electrical experiments and of an atmospheric electrometer' by Tiberius Cavallo13 November 1776
L&P/7/125/2Plate, 'Apparatus for experimenting with electricty' by Tiberius Cavallo1779
L&P/6/216/4Plate, 'A glass tube hermetically sealed and having some quick-silver included in its cavity' by Tiberius Cavallo1776
L&P/6/216/2Plate, 'A simple instrument for the purpose of making observations on the electricity of the atmosphere' by Tiberius Cavallo1776
L&P/6/216/5Cards, 'Showing the effects of sending electric shocks over cards painted with watercolours' by Tiberius Cavallo1776
L&P/9/181Paper, 'Description of a new pyrometer and the accounts of some experiments made with it' by Tiberius Cavallo1790
L&P/8/192Paper, 'Description of a new barometer for measuring the heights of mountains and other places' by Tiberius Cavallo1786
L&P/7/168Paper, 'Thermometrical observations and experiments [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo1780
L&P/9/147Paper, 'Magnetical experiments and observations [Bakerian Lecture 1789]' by Tiberius Cavallo4 November 1789
L&P/7/168/2Plate, 'Five thermometers' by Tiberius Cavallo1780
L&P/8/32/3Plate, 'Air pump apparatus' by Tiberius Cavallo1783
L&P/7/125Paper, 'Some new experiments in electricity' by Tiberius Cavallo1779
L&P/8/32/1Paper, 'Description of an improved air pump' by Tiberius Cavallo1783
L&P/7/125/1Letter, 'Some new experiments in electricity' from Tiberius Cavallo to unknown recipient4 November 1779
L&P/7/215/2Plate, 'Thermometers' by Tiberius Cavallo1781
L&P/7/215Paper, 'Thermometrical experiments [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo26 June 1781
L&P/9/102/2Plate, 'Experimental apparatus' by Tiberius Cavallo1788
L&P/7/194/2Plate, 'Figure of luminous appearance' by Tiberius Cavallo1781
L&P/8/155Paper, 'Magentical experiments [The Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo24 November 1785
L&P/7/168/1Paper, 'Thermometrical observations and experiments [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo1780
L&P/7/215/1Paper, 'Thermometrical experiments [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo26 June 1781
L&P/8/50Paper, 'A meteor observed at Windsor 28 August 1783' by Tiberius Cavallo21 August 1783
L&P/8/32/4Plate, 'Air pump apparatus' by Tiberius Cavallo1783
L&P/8/32Paper, 'Description of an improved air pump' by Tiberius Cavallo1783
L&P/9/102Paper, 'Description and use of an improved blow-pipe apparatus [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo4 November 1788
L&P/7/194/1Letter, 'Of a luminous appearance in the heavens' from Tiberius Cavallo to Joseph Banks28 March 1781
L&P/9/209/2Plate, 'Micrometer scale' by Tiberius Cavallo1791
L&P/8/101Paper, 'Experiments made with improved air pump' by Tiberius Cavallo1784
L&P/9/181/2Paper, 'Description of a new pyrometer and the accounts of some experiments made with it' by Tiberius Cavallo1790
L&P/10/25Paper, 'An account of the discoveries concerning muscular motion' [Bakerian Lecture] by Tiberius Cavallo1792
L&P/8/192/2Plate, 'Barometer' by Tiberius Cavallo1786
L&P/9/102/1Paper, 'Description and use of an improved blow-pipe apparatus [Bakerian Lecture]' by Tiberius Cavallo4 November 1788
L&P/9/81Paper, 'On the temperment of those musical instruments in which the tones, keys, or frets are fixed, as in the harpsichord, organ, guitar etc' by Tiberius Cavallo21 February 1788
L&P/9/209Paper, 'Description of a simple micrometer for measuring small angles with the telescope' by Tiberius Cavallo1791
L&P/9/209/1Paper, 'Description of a simple micrometer for measuring small angles with the telescope' by Tiberius Cavallo1791
L&P/9/181/1Plate, 'New pyrometer' by Tiberius Cavallo1790
L&P/10/2/1Letter, 'Account of the measurement of a base line upon the sea beach near Porto Novo on the coast of Coromandel' by Michael Topping to Tiberius Cavallo4 February 1789
L&P/9/63Paper, 'Of the methods of manifesting the presence of electricity' [Bakerian Lecture] by Tiberius Cavallo7 November 1787
L&P/9/83/1Paper, 'Description of a new electrical instrument capable of collecting together a diffused or little condensed quantity of electricity' by Tiberius Cavallo 1 April 1788
L&P/9/83Paper, 'Description of a new electrical instrument capable of collecting together a diffused or little condensed quantity of electricity' by Tiberius Cavallo 1 April 1788
L&P/10/32Letters, 'Account of some discoveries made by Galvani of Bologna; with experiments and observation on them' from Alessandro Volta to Tiberius Cavallo1792
L&P/9/83/2Plate, 'A new electrical instrument capable of collecting together a diffused or little condensed quantity of electricity' by Tiberius Cavallo1787
EC/1779/22Cavallo, Tiberius: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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