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Containing an original description of the principles and function of the photographic lens. Together with the
latest workshop methods. Then there follows a series of chapters on practical photography and the effect of lenses on results. The chief types are discussed and compared by means of original diagrams. Also an appendix on the Gauss Theory and on a new system of lens testing. The book
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OPTICAL CONVENTION, 1905.
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FACULTY OF SCIENCE.
DAY AND EVENING COURSES.
SJ. E. MACKENZIE, Ph.D., D.Sc
(H. WREN, Ph.D., BA., B.Sc. Sir WM. De Wiveleslie ABNEY, K.C.B., D.C.L, F.R.S.
(ALBERT GRIFFITHS, D.Sc. The Right Hon. The LORD BLYTHSWOOD.
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*** (W. G. Birt, B.A., B.Sc. The Right Hon. THE EARL OF CRAWFORD, K.T., LL.D., F.R.S.
SA. B. RENDLE, M.A., D.Sc. MR. Thos. R. Dall'EYER, F.R.A.S.
F. E. FRITSCH, Ph.D., B.Sc The Hon. ALBAN G. H. Gees, M.A., M.P.,
H. W. UNTHANK, B.A., B.Sc.
Assaying, Metallurgy & Mining. Geo. PATCHIN, A.R.S.M The Right Hon. THE LORD KELVIN, O.M., G.C.V.O., F.R.S. RESEARCH in Chemistry and Physics in well-equipped laboratories. The Right Hon. The LORD RAYLEIGH, O.M., D.C.L., F.R.S. French, German, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, & Italian Classes. The Right Hon. The Earl Of Rosse, K.P., D.C.L., F.R.S.
EVENING CLASSES also in Biology, Physiology, Practical Geoder HE OPTICAL CONVENTION will be held at the North.
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Calendar 6d. (post free 8d.), on application to the SECRETARY. The object of the Convention is to bring into co-operation those interested in Optical Matters, from all sides of the question, theo. retical, practical, and commercial.
ST. THOMAS'S HOSPITAL, The mornings will be devoted to papers and discussions on Optical subjects. These will be collected in a volume to be issued by the
ALBERT EMBANKMENT, S.E.
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.) EXHIBITION OF OPTICAL & SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS
The SUMMER SESSION will COMMENCE on APRIL 26. of British manufacture, in the large hall of the Northampton Institute,
The Hospital occupies one of the finest sites in London, and contains bea during the Convention, open daily from 12 to 10 p.m. In connection
Beds, of which 540 are in constant use. with this, a catalogue is in preparation, which will be a useful work
Entrance and other Scholarships and Prizes (26 in number) of the vale. of reference in regard to instruments manufactured in this country.
of more than £500, are offered for competition each year. The Subscription for Membership of the Convention will be five Upwards of 60 Resident and other Appointments are open to Student shillings. Applications for membersbip should be addressed to the after qualification. Hon. Sec., Mr. F. J. SELBY, M.A., Elm Lodge, Teddington,
A Students' Club forms part of the Medical School Buildings, and the Middlesex, who will be glad to furnish further particulars if desired.
Athletic Ground, nine acres in extent, situated at Chiswick, can be reacted
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J. H. FISHER, B.S. Lond., Dean.
(UNDER THE AUSPICES of His MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT, I UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM. THE LONDON SCHOOL OF TROPICAL faculties.
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.)
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(IN CONNECTION WITH THE HOSPITALS OF THE SEAMEN | ENGINEERING, METALLURGY, MINING, BREWING,
The next SESSION commences on MONDAY, MAY 1, 1905.
For Prospectus, Syllabus, and other particulars, apply to tbe Secretary
P. MICHELLI, Esq., Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich, S.E.
THE LONDON SCHOOL OF TROPICAL with a qualified Woman Demonstrator.
MEDICINE. Graduates of other Universities may, after two years' study or research, take a Master's Degree.
“CRAGGS' RESEARCH PRIZE." Syllabuses with all information will be sent on application to the A Prize of £50 will be awarded in October to a past or present Sales SECRETARY.
of the School who, during the current year (October to atcexr) as to
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Essays must be sent in on or before October I next to the Vedi al Tar
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FACULTY of MEDICINE
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HEALTH DEPARTMENTS). Scholarships, which, in addition to the money value, will entitle the holders The SUMMER SESSION will commence on Tuesday, April 15 to exemption from the College tuition fees, value gis first year, 623 second registration of Students will begin on this day at 9.3um year, and £30 third year. Candidates must be between 15 and 16 years of continued during the week (Saturday excepted). age on September 1, 1905. These Scholarships will be awarded on the London County Council Intermediate Scholarships Examination in May
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On View. - The Collection of Minerals of the late candidates may apply for surther information.
JOHN HAWKINS. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE,
MESSRS. FOSTER respectfully announce GHIZEH, EGYPT.
for SALE by AUCTION, at the Gallery, 54 Pall Mall, JUNIOR LECTURER IN AGRICULTURE.
to-morrow, Friday, April 14, at I o'clock preciscly. Applications are invited for the post of JUNIOR LECTURER in PART of the extensive and valuable COLLECTION AGRICULTURE at the School of Agriculture, Ghizeh, under the Ministry of Public Instruction.
of MINERALS, including fine specimens of Cornish Candidates must be not less than 23 nor over 33 years of age, have a robust constitution, and possess a University Degree or College Diploma in
Uranites, Cuprites, Liroconites, &c., Gold Specimens and Agriculture. Preference will be given to applicants having experience of Chalcedonies, also several well-made Cabinets. Agricultural Practice and Teaching. In addition 10 Agriculture, the Lecturer appointed will be required to teach elementary Agricultural May be viewed and Catalogues had, 54 Pall Mall. Botany and Entomology.
Salary, 4295 per annum (LEg.24 per mensem), rising to £393 per annum (£Eg.32 per mensemn). Allowance for passage out to Egypt. Applications, with full statement of qualifications, and accompanied by
NATURAL HISTORY SPECIMENS. copies only of testimonials, must be sent in before. May 4, 1905, 10 W. C.
TUESDAY, APRIL 18, at 12.30. MACKENZIE, Esq., D.Sc., Principal, School of Agriculture, Ghizeh, Egypt, to whom candidates may apply for further information.
MR. J. C. STEVENS will offer at his
Rooms, 38 King Street, Covent Garden, London, W.C., Rare and UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF WALES,
Valuable Birds' Eggs; Entomological Specimens, British
Fine Cabinets, Books, Heads and Horns of Big Game, Fine Lion and ABERYSTWYTH.
Tiger Skins, and many general specimens. The COUNCIL invites applications for the post of REGISTRAR and
Catalogues and all particulars on application. SECRETARY of the COLLEGE, at a Salary of 6300.
Applications and 70 copies of Testimonials to be sent by May 10 to the undersigned, from whom further particulars may be obtained.
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Apparatus for estimation of sulphur in speot oxide.
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Fine mounted collection of Grasses, Mosses, Ferns, Marine Algæ.
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BY THE SAME AUTHOR.
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