The Battersea Polytechnic Institute. A People's University for South-West London
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Education, Universities, Class, Laboratories, Technology, Engineers
Reports that the Battersea Polytechnic Institute provides 'workshops for various trades, as well as physical and chemical laboratories', and that the governing body has decided 'to arrange for instruction in Technology (including arts applicable to plumbing, carpentry, bricklaying, pattern-making, mechanical and electrical engineering, and the chemical trades); [and] in science generally, according to the regulations of the Science and Art Department' (658). The principal of the Institute is the engineer Sidney H Wells (660).
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