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James Watt portrait engraving

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James Watt

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Original antique portrait print
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James Watt FRS FRSE (1736 – 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world. Faint foxing in margins.
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artist Charles Edward Wagstaff (1808-1850) after Sir William Beechey RA (1753-1839)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1820
size 120mm by 100mm (image) 285mm by 175mm (sheet)
SKU PT8636