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Buildings and plant for producing saltpetre. Watercolour by A. Kroll, 1806.

  • Kroll, Adam
Date
1806
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26265i
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Description

Elevations, ground plan and cross-sections

Publication/Creation

1806.

Physical description

1 drawing : watercolour, with pen and ink ; border 52 x 64.8 cm

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Lettering

1806 Kroll's new invented plan, being the most valuable method for growing salpetre, which after its maturity may be immediately used for making gun powder of a far stronger and superior kind than any which has been yet produced. ... soleley invented by Adam Kroll.

Creator/production credits

By Adam Kroll, author of Algemeen tol-tarif, voor alle havens en grens-tolhuisen des Russischen Ryks, Amsterdam 1784; A commercial dictionary in the English and Russian languages; with a full explanation of the Russian trade, &c. &c., London 1800; Milton and Horatio on the watery element at sea; a drama set to music, St. Petersburg 1806; a song Ode auf den Frieden mit England, Schweden und der Türkey, St. Petersburg 1813 (for which he composed the words and the music); and many other musical works

Lettering note

Dedication: "To his excellent Majesty George 3th king of the united kingdom of Great Britain this plan is most humble inscribed by his majesty's most devoted most obdient servant inventor Adam Kroll."
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Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26265i

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  • English

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