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

Memorial to Thomas Newcomen, Dartmouth c.1930s

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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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Artist / Photographer

Dafnis, George Love

Collection Reference

Private Box 516

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Collection Location

Bath Central Library

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