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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 84 – No. 2 – July 2014

CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Pg 115 – Superseding the Seamstress – The Sewing Machine, from Invention to Mass Production in a Generation
Martin Gregory

Pg 135 – The Origins of the Power Loom Revisited
Roger N. Holden

Pg 160 – Did The Edinburgh Time Ball Really Weigh 15 cwt?
Roger Kinns

Pg 175 – The History of Computing in Colour: A Picture Essay
Martin Campbell-Kelly

Pg 211 – How Biotechnology Helped Maintain the Supply of Acetone for the Manufacture of Cordite During World War I
Alan William Bunch

Pg 227 – The Achievement of Television: The Quality and Features of John Logie Baird’s System in 1926
Donald F. McLean

Pg 248 – The Tipton Chemical Works of Mr James Keir: Networks of Conversants, Chemicals, Canals and Coal Mines
Kristen M. Schranz

Pg 274 – The Manufacturing Process of Samovar Production in Tula 
Alexander Trapeznik

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 294 – Barry Trinder, Britain’s Industrial Revolution: The Making of a Manufacturing People 1700-1870 (R.J.M. Carr); Barry Eaglesfield, Bugatti – The Designer – The Inventions, Ideas, Thoughts & Follies of Ettore Bugatti (E.L. Marshall); Ian Broom, The Crofton Story: The History of Crofton Pumping Station (Colin Bowden); Ben Pedroche, London’s Lost Power Stations and Gasworks (Robin Brooks); Neil Cossons and Martin Jenkins, Liverpool: Seaport City (Mike Chrimes); Peter Tuffrey, Doncaster’s Electric Transport (Grahame Boyes); Ken Gibbs, The Great Western Railway – How It Grew (Mike Chrimes); Christian Wolmar, To the Edge of the World – The Story of the Trans-Siberian Railway (Mike Chrimes); Ralf Roth and Henry Jacolin, Eastern European Railways in Transition: Nineteenth to Twenty-First Centuries (Mike Chrimes)

Pg 303 – INDEX