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James Watt

Greenock, Renfrewshire 1736 - Handsworth, Birmingham 1819
Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world
(Wikipedia)
Alexander Munro
1868

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Description

Marble statue of James Watt in a relaxed pose holding a pair of upturned compasses in his right hand with his left resting upon the cylinder of the steam engine.

Inscription(s)

WATT

Signature

Alex Munro Sc

Birmingham - James Watt

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 52°28'47" - W 1°54'16")

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Item Code: gbwm049; Photograph: 24 June 2014
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