Portrait of John Roebuck (1718-1794)

 
Portrait of John Roebuck (1718-1794)
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

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.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
48747
Collection Reference
 
Portraits - Roebuck, John
Original Width (mm)
 
60
Original Height (mm)
 
100
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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