Portrait of John Roebuck (1718-1794)

Portrait of John Roebuck (1718-1794)
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Subsidised the experiments of James Watt which led to the development of the steam engine. Devoted much of his time to chemistry. Among one his achievements was the manufacture of sulphuric acid in 1746. Photograph by H.N. King, Bath.

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Portraits - Roebuck, John
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Bath Central Library

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