Jane Webb Loudon:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Jane Webb Loudon (b. 1807 - d. 1858) UK author of many books on popular natural history and gardening, and of The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1827 3vols; rev 1828), published anonymously.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Barrels of Air
A very early mention of a means for breathing once above the Earth's atmosphere.

The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1828)

Mail-Post Letter-Ball
A system of sending mail quickly from town to town via steam-cannon-powered hollow spheres.

The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1828)

Stage Balloon
A regular means of conveyance, like a train or carriage.

The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1828)

Steam-Propelled Moving Houses
Otherwise ordinary residences that move from place to place, powered by steam.

The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1828)


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