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Boulton and Watt engine

Description

Various working parts assembled to form one of James Watt's original Sun and Planet engines, in use until 1885 at Barclay and Perkins Brewery, Southwark, London, built by Matthew Boulton and James Watt, 1786

Museum reference

T.1886.38

Collection

Industry and Commerce

Object name

Steam engine

Production information

Watt, James, 1736 - 1819, Designer and manufacturer
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Northern Europe
Boulton, Matthew, 1728 - 1809, Manufacturer

Date

1786 - 1885

Materials

Metal, Wood

Associations

Donor and user: Barclay and Perkins
Southwark, London, England, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Explore (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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