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The Watch City Steampunk Festival will be held May 12th, 2018! See our website at https://www.watchcityfestival.com/ for complete details.

This event is sponsored by the Downtown Waltham Partnership.
Saturday, May 12 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Contraptions – Bizarre Victorian Inventions

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History is full of ingenious inventions.  Progress through civilization has always been fueled by scientists, engineers and inventors. But not all inventions lead to progress.  This presentation highlights some of the most bizarre inventions and ideas to come out of the industrial revolution.  These are the Victorian equivalent of the shake weight or the sham wow.  Though arguably ingenious and creative, these are the Inventions No One Mentions.

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avatar for Mark P. Donnelly, (Prof.)

Mark P. Donnelly, (Prof.)

Contraptions: - Bizarre Victorian Inventions By Professor Mark P. Donnelly (B.A.; B.A.; M.A.; M.A.) (Historain, Author, Screenwriter, Producer, and Professore di Armes)History is full of ingenious inventions. Progress through civilization has always been fueled by scientists, engineers... Read More →



Saturday May 12, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Waltham Public Library - Lecture Hall 735 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451, USA

Attendees (25)