Engraving from The Graphic

Made:
1880 in London
publisher:
The Graphic

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Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Front page cover of The Graphic, No.527, vol.XXI, Saturday January 3 1880, depicting five primary museum objects and their spectators: Old printing press supposed to have been used by Franklin - Engine of Henry Bell's steamer "Comet" built 1812 - Arkwright's spinning machine - Stephensons Rocket - Old pumping engine from Cumberland at work till 1878 (in background, Gallery of Portraits). These historic objects were collected by Bennet Woodcroft, former Curator of Patent Office Museum [died 1879 Feb.7]. - B.L., warding staff in uniform

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1991-201
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • visual and verbal communication

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