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INTRODUCTION OF PAPERHANGINBS.

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INTRODUCTION OF PAPERHANGINBS. It to to King William III. that we owe tbq Introduction of wall-paper." into this country. Paperhangings of a sort, it is true, were in use in England and in some parts of the Continent long before the time of William of Orange; but they Usually consisted merely of maps of the world, as It was known then, with fantastic borders 4.f Indians, negroes, elephants, and other "natives" Of far-off regions. The art of paperhanging in imitation of the old velvet flock was new when, William came to England, and it was on th* walls of tire drawing-room at Kensington Palaw that these new hangings were first seen in this country. They took the fancy of the fashionah1? folk of the day, end their v neapness being ar additional recoxnr Biidatjon. they speedily cm* Wo general use.

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"ELECTRIC STEEL" IN GERMANY.

MEASURING THE INFINITE

THE ORIGIN OF GUNPOWDER.,

FACTS ABOUT BUILDING STONl.