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Literary and Scientific Mechanics' Institute (Hull, England)

Hull Mechanics' Institute : the public and the members are respectfully informed that, on Thursday next, April 3rd, 1845, Mr. John Mayfield will deliver his lecture, "On the impossibility of deducing from abstract mathematical principles several important arrangements in the solar system" : and, on Thursday, April 10th, E.V. Rippingille, Esq., will deliver a lecture on painting.

Hull : Jabez Eden, printer and stationer, Market-place, [1845]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 28 x 44 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 49c
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Text continues: "The lecturer will combine and give the pith of two lectures, delivered on perspective and the machinery of art; design, composition, colouring, light shadow, and effect, &c., also the materials used. E.V.R. is the artist and painter of that celebrated set of paintings, "The progress of intemperance," which were seen at the exhibition of the Institute. Members and two ladies, free; non-members, 1s. each. Each lecture to commence at eight o'clock. R. Barnby, R. Webb, hon. secretaries."
Subject Terms:
Lectures and lecturing -- Great Britain.
Literary and Scientific Mechanics' Institute (Hull, England)
Mayfield, John, active 1845.
Mechanics' institutes -- Great Britain.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Perspective -- Study and teaching.
Rippingille, Edward Villiers, 1798?-1859.
Solar system.
Printed ephemera.
Eden, Jabez, printer.
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