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.
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This machinery was taken out of use in 1822, probably due to increasing pollution of the Thames
Water works. Machine for raising water at London Bridge ; Farey del. ; Lowry Sc.
[London] (Paternoster Row) : Published as the Act directs by Longman, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1820.
1 print : engraving ; image 24.5 x 18 cm
Wellcome Library no. 526333i