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1853 The Imperial Journal

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The Imperial Journal of Art, Science, Mechanics and Engineering.

Published in three volumes by James Ainsworth of 87 & 93 Piccadilly, Manchester. No publication date but probably 1851.

Frontispiece is of the Conway Tubular Bridge which was completed in 1850

Foldout at p56 states that the model of Armstrong's crane is at the Great Exhibition. (presumably the one in 1851).

p97 talks about a Bury, Curtis and Kennedy locomotive and this company was wound up in 1851.

Volume I: Entered

Volume II: Entered. Refers to events in 1853 so probably later than Volume I

Volume III: Extracted main drawings

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