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A.D. 1853 . . . . . . . Nº1840.

 
Combining Glass with Metal for Use in Parts of Structures and Pavements where Translucent Medium desirable.



(This Invention did not proceed to the Great Seal.)

PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Auguste Edouard Loradoux Bellford at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, of the 6th August 1853.--A communication.

    I, AUGUSTE EDOUARD LORADOUX BELLFORD, of 16, Castle Street, Hollborn City, London, do hereby declare the nature of the said Invention for "IMPROVEMENTS IN THE COMBINATION OF GLASS WITH IRON OR OTHER METALS TO SERVE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF FLOORS, WALLS, AND ROOFS, OR PARTS THEREOF, OR OF WINDOWS FOR BUILDINGS, AND ALSO OF TRANSLUCENT PAVEMENTS, LIGHTS FOR SUBTERRANEAN APARTMENTS, AND FOR ANY PURPOSE FOR WHICH A TRANSLUCENT MEDIUM POSSESSING GREAT STRENGTH IS DESIRABLE," to be as follows:--

    The first part of my Invention relates to the securing of lenses or other pieces of glass in openings in a grating of cast iron or other metal by means of a malleable metal packing or plastic cement in such a way as to make the packing or cement hold the glass in place, form a water-tight joint, and prevent the contact of the glass and