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Steam Navigation Plate CCCCLXXXVI

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 8g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019727
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. It depicts an elevated view of a 110 horsepower steam engine, showing gearing and mounting. The detailed view shows two engines with large piston cylinders driving a wheel shaft above, and a large coal fired boiler at the rear with single chimney rising through funnel at top. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ENGRAVING ENTITLED `STEAM NAVIGATION / ENGINES OF 110 HP EACH', PUBLISHED BY ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

    Web title: Steam Navigation Plate CCCCLXXXVI

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