List of Illustrations

 

1.1 Henry de Grey, Duke of Kent 

1.2 Jemima (Crewe), Duchess of Kent 

1.3 Kents 

1.4 Wrest House and Park 

1.5 Wrest Park 

1.6 Chatsworth House and Gardens 

1.7 Chatsworth House 

1.8 William Cavendish, Second Duke of Devonshire 

1.9 Rachel (Russell), Duchess of Devonshire 

2.1 House of Commons 

3.1 Abraham de Moivre 

4.1 Lord Charles Cavendish 

4.2 Lady Anne de Grey 

4.3 The Honorable Henry Cavendish 

4.4 No. 13 Great Marlborough Street House 

4.5 Map of Great Marlborough Street 

4.6 Thomas Birch 

4.7 William Watson 

4.8 William Heberden 

5.1 Royal Society 

5.2 Foundling Hospital 

5.3 British Museum. Entrance 

5.4 British Museum. Staircase 

5.5 The Building of Westminster Bridge 

5.6 Westminster Bridge 

5.7 James Bradley 

5.8 Charles Cavendish’s Thermometers 

6.1 Hackney 

6.2 Peterhouse, Cambridge 

6.3 Sir Isaac Newton 

8.1 Chemical Laboratory 

8.2 Chemical Laboratory 

8.3 Factitious Air Apparatus 

8.4 Register Thermometer 

8.5 Apparatus for Adjusting the Boiling Point 

8.6 Variation Needle 

8.7 Dipping Needle 

9.1 Mathematical Instruments 1 

9.2 Mathematical Instruments 2 

9.3 Mathematical Drawings 

9.4 Electrical Machine 

9.5 Battery of Leiden Jars 

9.6 Cork-Ball Electrometer 

9.7 Apparatus for Determining the Electric Force 

9.8 Apparatus for Determining the Electric Force 

9.9 Trial Plate 

9.10 Apparatus for Determining Charges of Bodies 

9.11 Apparatus for Determining Charges of Coated Plates 

9.12 Leiden Jar 

9.13 Electric Structure of Glass 

9.14 Artificial Electric Fish 

10.1 Transit of Venus 

10.2 Cavendish’s Drawings of Mountains 

10.3 Schehallien 

10.4 Royal Society 

11.1 No. 34 Church Row 

11.2 Hampstead Bearings 

11.3 Hampstead Environs 

11.4 Mileage Counter 

11.5 No. 11 Bedford Square 

11.6 No. 11 Bedford Square 

11.7 Map of Cavendish’s Land on Clapham Common 

11.8 Cavendish’s House on Clapham Common 

11.9 View of Clapham Village from the Common 

11.10 Plan of Drains at Cavendish’s House 

11.11 Mast for Aerial Telescope 

11.12 Map of Clapham Common 

11.13 Triangulations around London 

11.14 Places where Henry Cavendish Lived 

11.15 Map of Cavendish’s London (West End) 

11.16 Map of Cavendish’s London (East End) 

12.1 Sir Charles Blagden 

12.2 Alexander Dalrymple 

12.3 Alexander Aubert 

12.4 John Hunter 

12.5 Nevil Maskelyne 

12.6 Sir William Herschel 

12.7 Map of Cornhill 

13.1 Sir Joseph Banks 

14.1 Eudiometer 1 

14.2 Eudiometer 2 

14.3 Standard Volume Measures for Air 

14.4 Apparatus for Experiments on Air 

14.5 Joseph Black 

14.6 Antoine Laurent Lavoisier 

14.7 Joseph Priestley 

14.8 Priestley’s Chemical Apparatus 

14.9 Carl Wilhelm Scheele 

14.10 Scheele’s Laboratory 

14.11 James Watt 

14.12 Affinities 1 

14.13 Affinities 2 

14.14 John Smeaton’s Air-Pump 

14.15 Chemical Balance 

15.1 Thermometers for Extreme Cold 

15.2 Forces 

15.3 Laboratory Apparatus 1 

15.4 Laboratory Apparatus 2 

15.5 Laboratory Apparatus 3 

15.6 Laboratory Apparatus 4 

16.1 Garth Mountain 

16.2 Portable Barometer 

16.3 Working Iron at Merthyr Tydfil 

16.4 Cavendish’s Drawing of a Steam Engine 

16.5 Parallel Motion 

16.6 Cavendish’s Drawing of Watt’s Furnace for Burning Smoke 

16.7 Albion Mills 

16.8 Weighing the World 

17.1 Georgiana Spencer, Duchess of Devonshire 

17.2 Comet’s Orbit 

17.3 Compound Prism 

17.4 Dividing Instrument 

17.5 Charles Hatchett 

17.6 Thomas Young 

17.7 Sir Humphry Davy 

17.8 James Lewis Macie 

17.9 Coinage Apparatus 

17.10 Royal Institution 

17.11 Great Hall of the Bank of England 

1 Cavendish Family Tree 

2 Cavendish Family Tree 

2 Grey Family Tree 

2 Grey Family Tree