New River Head engine John Smeaton
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New River Head engine
Design for a building to house the 'fire engine' [steam engine] at New River Head, near Sadlers Wells, Islington, London. Elevations and plan, 1:48 scale. From Smeaton volume 3, fol. 10v. The steam engine was designed to pump water from the Round Pond reservoir at New River Head to supply local houses.
Original: ink on paper. 1767
- Image reference: RS-4796
- The Royal Society
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