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Watt's First Experiment

  • Engraved by Herbert Bourne, British. After Marcus Stone
  • Image: 7.25 x 9.5 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.172
  • No known copyright restrictions


A young James Watt (1736–1819) seated at a table with his parents as he plays with a spoon upon the spout of a kettle.


From the Picture in the Possession of George Virtue, Esq. Oatlands Park.

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