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A paddle-driven beam-engine suction pump for raising water, used at London Bridge. Engraving by Lowry, 1820, after J. Farey.

Farey, John, the younger, active 1813-1820.
Date
1820

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Description

This machinery was taken out of use in 1822, probably due to increasing pollution of the Thames

Lettering

Water works. Machine for raising water at London Bridge ; Farey del. ; Lowry Sc.

Publication/Creation

[London] (Paternoster Row) : Published as the Act directs by Longman, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1820.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 24.5 x 18 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 526333i

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  • English


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