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Lantern Slide - Thomas Savery's Mine Dewatering Pumping Engine Diagram, circa 1698 Image Reg. No: MM 43911

One of 239 glass lantern slides depicting products manufactured by Tangyes Limited engineers of Birmingham, England. The images include various products such as engines, centrifugal pumps, hydraulic pumps, gas producers, materials testing machines, presses, machine tools, hydraulic jacks etc. Tangyes was a company which operated from 1857 to 1957. They produced a wide variety of engineering products exported worldwide including Australia and other British colonies.

It is thought that this collection of magic lantern slides was used by a local agent for sales purposes. These images were originally used to illustrate Tangyes Ltd product catalogues from the period 1910 - circa 1920s..
Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photographic image printed on glass with black paper rectangular round cornered mask against image under protective glass cover plate; sealed with black paper binding tape around edge.
Description Of Content:
Thomas Savery's mine dewatering pumping engine patented in 1698.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Swinburne University of Technology Engineering Faculty, 1992
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 83 mm (Height), 83 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: mechanical engineering, steam engines, pumps, mines, engineering products, pumping engines, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Tangyes Lantern Slide Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: stationary steam engines
Inscriptions: Text printed below image: 'Savery's Pumping Engine (1698).'

Text printed in black ink on white adhesive paper label over black mask: ?TANGYES, BIRMINGHAM?
Organisations Depicted: Tangyes Limited; Tangye; Tangyes
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Patentee: Mr Thomas Savery, England, Great Britain, 1698

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