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These two engravings were produced for the Mechanics article in volume 14 of the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, a multi-volume work published between 1810 and 1829. In one, the texts read “MECHANICS” and “XVIII” AND “1 TO 9, Weight and Pressure of Fluids. 10. Hydrostatic Balance. 11 to 14. Other Instruments for measuring specific gravities” and “Engraved for the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, 1816” and “J. Pass, sculp.”
In the other, the texts read “MECHANICS” and “XXI” and “34. The Original Air Thermometer. 35. Spirit Thermometer. 36 to 42. Self-registering Thermometers. 43, 44. Smeaton’s Pyrometer. 45. Wedgwood’s Pyrometer” and “Engraved for the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, 1816” and “J. Pass, sculp.”
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Currently not on view
Object Name
prints
place made
United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
Measurements
overall in envelope: 9 7/16 in x 12 in x 1/16 in; 23.97125 cm x 30.48 cm x.15875 cm
ID Number
PH.330426
catalog number
330426
accession number
290491
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National Museum of American History
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