Nouvelles Scientifiques

Nouvelles Scientifiques was a weekly supplement to the 19th century French science journal La Nature. It focused on new discoveries and inventions, and also included a thorough weather report.

Nouvelles Scientifiques

La Nature, Nouvelles Scientifiques, and lots of other old French periodicals are available in facsimile form at the Conservatoire numérique des Arts & Métiers. I learned about the site from Hanuman. Here are some nifty illustrated articles about new inventions, including fingernail clippers and felt pens. Click on the image and zoom in for a detailed look.

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