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Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819)

Photogravure reproduction after an oil painting of the Scottish inventor and engineer James Watt, seated at a desk, with the plans of a rotative beam engine and a 1788 condenser with a wooden frame draped across the desk. The oil painting was done in 1792 by Swedish painter Carl Fredrik von Breda (1759-1818) when the artist visited Watt in Birmingham. The original is on display in Britain's National Portrait Gallery.

Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, ca 1910.


ID: 1952-00019
Watt, James

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 12.50 x 17 in.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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