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FROM NOVEMBER 22, 1861, TO NOVEMBER 14, 1802.



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Vol. X.

No. 470.


Fournal of the Society of Arts. Sou desired. The fifty feet girders and ridge.

roof have been fixed over the whole of the FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1861.

south-eastern court, and are carried on over the intervening gallery into the south central court.

The same operation has commenced in the courts INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF on the northern side of the nave. 1862.

The Picture Galleries along the Cromwell-road The Council beg to announce that the Guar

front are in a very forward condition, that on antee Deed is now lying at the Society's House the east being floored, and its walls boarded for signature, and they will be much obliged it throughout. The towers at the eastern end are those gentlemen who have given in their names having their top lights fixed, and the roofing of as Guarantors, as well as others interested in the corresponding ones at the other extremity is the Exhibition, will make it convenient to call nearly completed; the roof also over the central there and attach their signatures to the Docu- entrance, which will here form an attic story, ment. Signatures for sums amounting in the has been begun, aggregate to £438,800, have been attached to hibition, and the favourable influence which it is

The success of the British portion of the Exthe Deed.

to be hoped it will exercise on our commerce and

manufactures, depend now to a great extent on WEEKLY PROGRESS OF THE INTER- the manner in which the different committees

NATIONAL EXHIBITION. sub-allot the space placed at their disposal. As In considering the probability of the building there is great reason to suppose that continental being ready by the stipulated time, the only nations are making earnest efforts to rival or part of the work which at all occasions anxiety even outvie us in our staple manufactures (esis the domes. A very great portion of the rest pecially machinery and metal work), it is of the of the building depends for its completion on utmost importance that committees should bear that of the domes; the scaffolding used for their in mind the necessity of making such a show erection must be taken down before the work in in their respective classes as shall adequately the vicinity can be proceeded with, and its re- represent, not only the progress of the last ten moval will occupy some time. It seems to be years, but also the superiority of those manufacimperative that both domes should be finished tures in which we particularly claim the preearly in January. The Thames Iron Company, eminence over foreign productions. who have taken the sub-contract as well for It is, perhaps, to be regretted that some of the the supply of the iron as for the erection, seem Committees, especially those which are national and to be not quite sufficiently impressed with the represent the whole country, consisting rather of Orgency of the case. Doubtless, when they take scientific men than of exhibitors, or persons praeinto consideration the magnitude and importance tically interested in the commercial result of the of the undertaking, and the serious manner in Exhibition, seem to be inclined to look more to which delay is likely to affect the national cha- the educational element, and to make such a seracter for promptitude and punctuality, they lection as shall display, in a graduated series, a will use every exertion to accomplish the task popular and instructive idea of our manufactures. according to their engagement. “At the same Of course the adoption of such a course rests time it is satisfactory to learn that the contractors, ultimately with exhibitors themselves, and, if it alarmed at the probable consequences of failure in can be made to combine the more practical view, this respect, have themselves commenced the would be no doubt of great advantage; but it erection of the western dome, and the progress seems hardly wise that such a proceeding should already made contrasts very favourably with the be pushed to any length to the detriment of the corresponding work at the other end of the nave, benefits which our manufacturers and trades

Meanwhile the other portions of the building people hope to derive from the Exhibition. which are not dependent for their advancement It is to be hoped, therefore, that committees on the erection of the domes, are being pushed will deal with applications for space in the spirit





of the following extracts from the circular ad

Belt, Thomas ....

| Ryton, near Newcastle-ondressed to Local and Metropolitan Committees :


50, Westbourne-park - villas, “I am directed by Her Majesty's Commissioners to Bennett, John

Bayswater, W. transmit to you the accompanying printed applications for space which have been made by proposed exhibitors, and Bentall, Edwd. Hammond Heybridge, near Maldon, Esto request that your Committee will forthwith proceed to

34, Grosvenor-square, W., and investigate them, with the view to such a treatment of Benyon, Richard

Englefield House, Reading. the demands as shall do credit to the present state of Berners, Lord

Keythorpe Hall, Leicester. National and Local Industry, and bring them within the total amount of floor space assigned to your Committee.

Birkbeck, George H. ...... $ 34, Southampton-buildings,

W.C. " The Commissioners desire to observe that the mere

Appley Hall, near Nottingapplication for space confers no right whatever on the Birkin, Richard

ham. claimant to be admitted at all, or to have any particular

Seedley, Pendleton, Manches. amount assigned to him. The Committee have the Birly, Richard.......... power of rejecting applications altogether which seem to Bischoff, James

72a, Old Broad-street, E.C. them to be worthless, and considerably reducing any Black, Henry, jun.......... 1A, Berners-street, W. claims, as they may think fit. The Committee will, Bone, Geo.

44, Minories, E.C. therefore, be under no rule as to the division of the space

14, Upper Hyde-park-gardens, allotted to them, and it is not necessary to allut to each Boord, Joseph.....

W. exhibitor in proportion to his demand."

7, Greville-road, Kilbum, Boord, Thos. Wm.


Barnsley. The following additional arrangements have Booth, Edwin... been made :

Boreham, Wm. Wakeling, Haverhill, Newmarket.


Bradley, John....... The Park, Nottingham. The following gentlemen have been appointed Com- Brakeli, Thos............... Cook-street, Liverpool. missioners in Spain for selecting and forwarding the various Breffit, Edgar

61, King William-street, E.C. articles intended to be exhibited in the Spanish Depart- Brogden, John

4, Highbury-park North, N. ment of the coming Exhibition :–His Excellency the

S Northgate Mount, HuddersDuke of Veragua, President. Their Excellencies the Brooke, Thos.......

field. Marquis de Percoles, and Don Alesandro Olivan, Vice Pre-Brown, M. L................ 47, St. Martin's-lane, W.C. sidents. Their Excellencies Don Francisco de Luxan,

Hanley Don Pascuel Madoz, Don Jose Caveda, Don Augusto Brownfield, Wm.

Ulloa, Don Jose de Ybarra, Don Isidero Dias de Arguelles, Browning, Thomas......... 6, Whitehall, S.W.
Don Augustin Pascual, Don Rafael Amar de la Torre,
Don Antonio Arriete, Don Fernando Bocherini, Don Va- Brunswick, Myrthil

street, W. lentin Carderera, Don Jose Piquez, Don Trutos Saavedra Burt, Stephen John 26, Farringdon-street, E.C. y Meneses, and Don Jose Godoy Alcantara, Secretary.

Candy, Charles

and Wellfield, Streatham. Carstairs, Peter


Carter, Edwin Jones . WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH, 1861.

Upper Homerton, N.E. Chaplin, R. J.

17, Red-cross-square, E.C. The First Ordinary Meeting of the One Hun- Chapman, Wm............. Nottingham. dred and Eighth Session was held on Wednesday, Chatteris, Henry

Chappell, Thomas ......... 50, New Bond-street, W.

The Grove, Lee, Kent the 20th inst., Sir Thomas Phillips, F.G.S., Chairman of the Council, in the chair.

Chatto, John

W.C. The following candidates were proposed for Clark, Hy., M.D., Southampton. election as members of the Society :

SLondon Coffee House, Lud.

{ Clarke, Robert

gate hill, E.C. Adams, Thomas......... Lenton Firs, near Nottingham. Clay, Richard ....

Bread-street-bill, E.C. Adcock, Wm. Thompson. Worcester.

Clennell, John Edward... London-fields, Hackney, N.E, Ainslie, Wm. George Ford House, Ulverston. Clifford, Charles......... 5, Hare-court, Temple, E.C. Alcock, Henry 36, Stockwell-park-road, S.

Leonard-place, Kensing

Cobden, George Long Atkin, Harry Wright {" and Truro Works, Sheffield.

Oval-road, Regent's-park, Austin, George 7, London-street, E.C.

Collard, Charles L.

Baily, John Walker 71, Gracechurch-street, E.C. Co per, George Binion ... 121, Drury-lane, W.C.

-, Baker, William ..... Euston Station, N.W. Cooper, Henry..

20, Moor-street, Soho, W. Banbury, Frederick 46, Westbourne-park-road, W.

| Manor - house, Bushy, and Barnes, John Hickman 6, Fitzroy-square, W.

Copeland, Alfred J.

160, New Bond-street, W. Barrett, Henry Beech-street, Barbican, E.C. Cossham, Handel

Shortwood-lodge, near Bristol

Couchman, Henry Elm-cottage, Lee-road, S.E. M.P. Bass, Michael Arthur Burton-upon-Trent.

Cowtan, Maiver

den-hill, W. Batters, George

90, Cannon-street, E.C. S.E.

4, Gordon-place, W.C., and Bazalgette , John Van Nor-S 1, Delahay-street, Westmin- Cory, William, junr......

Coal Exchange, E.C. ster, S.W.

Cox, Wm. Thos. Spondon Hall, near Derby. Beale, Willert......... 28, Grosvenor-street, W. Crawley, Charles Edward 17, Gracechurch-street, É.C. Beisly, Sidney s The Cedars, Laurie - park, Cullingford, W. H.

Phillimore-gardens, KenSydenham, S.E. В" Alan Charles 10, Cornhill, E.C., and Streat- Curtis, Thomas

The Hall, Berkhampstead. ham, s.

Darton, J. M...............

58, Holborn-hill, E.C.

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Barrow, Wm. Hodgson, Nottingham.

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Davidson, Adam...... { 1 Bank, Naimn.

} Harrison, Thos, jun., B.A. { 1 ton, tendon-road, Kensing

. Iron Works

, South Hebbert, Charles

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The British Linen Company Halloran, Arthur B., 9, Regent - park, Heavitree,

F.R.G.S............... Exeter. Davies, Henry

21, Duncan-ter., Islington, N. Hankey, Blake Alex. 38, Portland-place, W.

Gwynne House, Woodford
Davy, Charles........ Bridge, and 100, Upper
Thames-street, E.C. Harris, James

Hanwell, W.
Dawson, John...

New Park-road, Clapham. Harpley, Matthew John .. Royal Regt., of Horse Guards. park, s.

Headley, Richard Stapleford. Day, C. A. ampton.

ton, S.W. Deed, Martin

451, Oxford-street, W.C. Hely, Francis Edward 1. London-street, E.C. Dennett, Chas. Cotton ... Nottingham.

Hemining, Fred. Shand... Belsize-pk., Hampstead, N.W. Denton, Chas. Jones

S5, Clarendon - terrace, Bow- Hennet, Follett Charles... Bridgewater.
road, E.

Herbert, Wm. iMessi's. ( 33, Fenchurch-st., E.C., and Dewsnap, W. .......

§ 7, and 57, St. John's-square, Symes and Co.)..... Rectory Grove, Clapham, S. E.C.

Hester, John Cooks 14, Little Tower-street, E.C. Dixon, James

22, Tavistock-square, W.C.
Cambridge Lodge, Penge-rd.,

s 19, Alexander-square, BrompHewett, Henry John

ton, S.W. Dodson, Henry

Sydenham, S.E., and 98, Hill, James Duke 25, Coal Exchange, E.C.

Blackman-st., Borough, S. Donald, Thos. W.... 69, Regent-street, W.

Hill, Thomas Rowley

cester. Dowell, Wm..

14, Bexley-place, Greenwich, Hindley, Chas. Hugh 134, Oxford-street, W.
Hinstin, Ernest

22, Milk-st., Cheapside, E.C. Dowie, James...... 455, Strand, W.C.

Hitchcock, Frs. Maunder. Southmolton, Devon.
Driver, Henry

Hodge, Charles

Oak-lane, Limehouse, E. Duncan, James Greenock.

Hunt, Richard

Scarborough, Yorks. Dunsford, Wm. James... { 14, Taviton-street, Gordon- Hutchinson, John Henry. 19, Little Pulteney-street

, W. Durlacher, Alex. 15, Old Burlington-street, W. Hutchinson, John

Eborall, Cornelius Willes. 2, Lee-park, Blackheath, S.E. Hunting, Richard 139, Regent-street, W.
Espin, John
Davies-st., Berkeley-sq., W. Hyde, Edmund

Kingston-on-Thames, S.W. Evans, E. Bickerton Worcester.

Ingram, Alexander Stranraer, Wigtownshire.

102, Shoe-lane, E.C.
gravia South,
Jackson, Edward

Rochford Bank, Rochford. Faiden, Richard 5, Queen's - row, Turnham-Jacob, Edward

4, City-road, E.C. Farncombe, Chas. *19, Culford-road,North Kings

Jarvis, John Stephen...... { 47, Tufnell - park - road, Hol

loway, N. land, N.E.

23, Chester-terrace, Regent's18, Great Tower-street, E.C., Jellicoe, Charles

park, N.W. Farrow, Chas. and Holly-lodge, Wood

9, Sunderland-terrace, Weststreet, Walthamstow, N.E. Jenkins, Chas. Fredk.

bourne-park, W. Feversham, Lord 1, Great Cumberland-bt., W. Joel, Joseph

Brompton-hall, s.W. Filmer, Thos. H. 28, Berners-street, W.

10, Addison-road, KensingJohnson, Charles

ton, W. man)

Jonas, Samuel Adolph 2, Bow-lane, E.C. Firmin, Geo. J.

The Larches, Handsworth, Jones, Edward road, S.E.


Fischer, John Phillip

Tower-street, E.C., and Pebble Jones, Frederick John 10, Aldermanbury, E.C.
Combe, Epsom.
Joske, Paul......

Baron House, Mitcham, S. Fisher, Joseph Chas.

3, Cripplegate - buildings, Kennedy, Chas. Burton... Fairview, Ulverston.

Wood-street, E.C.
Fisher, James...
Radford Works, near Not- Kennedy, Myles


Kershaw,Joseph Goodwin. "Mordon-rd., Blackheath, S.E. Forster, Geo. Baker Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Kirk, Alfred

Foster, Sampson Lloyd The Five Ways, Walsall. Kyle, John Joseph J...... Bogle-street, Greenock.
Franklyn, George Wood.
rofie, M.P.

Lascelles, Francis

Oakhill - park, Hampstead, Fuller, Wm. Moxon

73, Warwick-square, S.W. hampton. Fulton, J. Rennie 34, Duke-st., St. James, S.W. Lelean, William

gent's-park, N.W. Gerstenberg, Isidor 11, Warnford-court, E.C. Lennox, Lord Henry Gor

}51, Portland-place, W. Glass, Thomas

don, M.P.. down, Bristol. Goode, Thomas............

Lethbridge, J. C. 25, Abingdon-street, S.W. 19, South Audley-street, W. Lewenz, Ivan

23, Fenchurch-street, E.C. Lewis, John


Graham, Alexander

South - fields, Wandsworth, Loam, Matthew. Liskeard, Cornwall.

Loam, Michael, jun. Liskeard, Cornwall.
Graham, William

Grant, George
59, Oxford-street, W.
Lock, Sam. Robt.

Grew, Frederick

8, Leighton-vils. Holloway,N. Lucas, Alfred ......... Luton Bank, Luton. Gunter, Richard......... East Hill, Wandsworth, S.W. Guy, George ......

Tavistock-square, W.C. N.W. Hallett, George......... 52, Broad-wall, Blackfriars, S.

Maclaren, George

lane, E.C. Hallilay, Richard 5,Sergeant's Inn, Temple, E.C. | McCorquodale, George ... 'Newton, near Warrington.

Finnis, Thos
. Q., (Alder: } 79, Great Tower-street

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{ Grhampton.cottage, Wolver. Leeks

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