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SEE See 'The Engine for Raising Water by Fire', 1702.
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'The Engine for Raising Water by Fire', 1702.
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Picture Number:10328417
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Credit:Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
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Caption:
Illustration drawn by B Lens and engraved by I Sturt of an early steam pump from 'The Miner's Friend; or, an Engine to Raise Water by Fire' (published London, 1702), by Thomas Savery (1650-1715). Savery was an English inventor and military engineer. In 1698 he patented a steam-driven pump for raising water from mines. A model of the machine was demonstrated to King William III at Hampton Court.
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In Collection of: Science & Society Picture Library
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Subject(s) > Trade & Industry > Fuel & Power
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Related to:
The Miners Friend; or, An engine to raise water by fire, described.
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