See also:born at
See also:Arbroath on the 15th of May 1788 . He studied
See also:medicine first at
See also:Aberdeen, and subsequently in
See also:London. under
See also:Sir Everard Home (1756-1832), through whom he obtained, while yet in his nineteenth
See also:year, the
See also:appointment of full- surgeon to an East Indiaman . After making two voyages to
See also:China he settled in 1811 to practise in London, and speedily acquired high reputation in his profession . Within a few years he was made physician - to the French and
See also:Spanish embassies, and in 1837 he became a physician extraordinary to the
See also:queen . From his. earliest youth
See also:Arnott had an intense love of natural .philosophy,' and to this was added an inventiveness which served him in
See also:stead in his profession and yielded the "Arnott
See also:bed," the "Arnott ventilator," the "Arnott
See also:stove," &c . He was the author of several
See also:works bearing on
See also:physical science or its applications, the most important being his .Elements of Physics (1827), which went through six
See also:editions in his lifetime . In 1838 he published a
See also:treatise on Warming and Ventilating, and, in 1855, One on the Smokeless Fireplace . He was a strong
See also:advocate of scientific, - as opposed to purely classical,
See also:education; and he manifested his
See also:interest in natural philosophy by the
See also:gift of£2000 to each of the four
See also:universities of Scotland and to the university of London, to promote its study in the experimental and
See also:form . He died in London on the 2nd of
See also:March 1874 .
THOMAS ARNOLD (1745-1842)
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