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  • "Fire Engine: Bramah's improved Patent Fire Engine" Antique copper engraving, Published 1805
  • "Fire Engine: Newly constructed Pump Patent Fire-Engines" Antique copper engraving, Published 1805

Technology Fire Engines Bramah Patent & Pump J.Wilkes J.Pass Pair Antique Prints


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Technology Science "Bramah's improved Fire Engine" & "Newly constructed Pump Fire-Engines" Antique Prints

Sold as Pair: Original Copper-Plate engravings by J Pass  on "Laid" paper made from Flax and Hemp fibre.

Published by J Wilkes June 20th and August 10th 1805

Joseph Bramah's (1749-1814) fire engine. Bramah also designed a beer machine used at the bar of public houses, a safety lock which he manufactured in partnership with Henry Maudslay (1771-1831), and a machine for printing bank notes. Another Bramah invention was a hydraulic press for shaping pieces of iron and steel, considered one of the great instruments of the industrial revolution. Illustration from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature' published in London, 1805-1829

Platemarks = 7.6 x 10 inches (19 x 25cm)

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