Journal, Newnes Practical Mechanics

Production date
Sep 1938
Dec 1939

Object detail

Brief Description
Two volumes of the journal titled: Newnes Practical Mechanics, September 1938 and December 1939.

(a) September 1938 includes information about: ten watt electric motors; how margarine is made; the pneumatic tyre; photographing sound; predicting the weather; conjuring with paper; model aero topics; the cardiophonoscope; moisture barometer; railway centenaries of 1938; stargazing for amateurs; model water-tube boiler; the P M converter.

(b) December 1939 includes easy magic for Christmas; broadcasting your own programmes; model of John Cabot's ship; copying without a camera; flying in the 1 Great War (World War I or WWI); synchronising sound with your cine; building a glider; scientists on ghosts; chemisrty for beginners; making a perspectograph; Motilus peeps into the model world; metals and their alloys; Etienne Lenoir, engineer and designer; H M S Worcester and Cutty Sark training ships; model Cotswold village; workshop practice; radio control of model aeroplanes.
Production date
Sep 1938
Dec 1939
Production place
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Soft cover; printed on paper in black ink; stapled.
Height x Width: 280 x 217mm
Subject date
Sep 1938
Dec 1939
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Margery Gurney
Other number(s)
m2006/92/4, m2006/92/10, 36386


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