Memorial to Thomas Newcomen, Dartmouth c.1930s

Dafnis, George Love

Memorial to Thomas Newcomen, Dartmouth c.1930s
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


In Royal Avenue Gardens is a memorial to Thomas Newcomen, inventor of the atmospheric engine. His industrial steam engine was used to pump water out of mines. 50 years later, James Watt further developed it and claimed credit for its invention. Copied from the photographer's original full plate glass negative.

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Box 516
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Bath Central Library

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