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James Watt Gallery

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Choose from 33 pictures in our James Watt collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1833 Featured Print

James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1833

James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1833. Watt (1736-1819) was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland, and showed an interest in engineering and invention from an early age. He made great improvements to the steam engine, one of the most significant being the separate condenser, which saved fuel and time. In 1774 Watt went into partnership with Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) the Birmingham manufacturer and entrepreneur, building steam engines to power mills, factories and mines. From The Gallery of Portraits, London, 1833

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Watts First Experiment, 18th century, (c1870). Artist: Herbert Bourne Featured Print

Watts First Experiment, 18th century, (c1870). Artist: Herbert Bourne

Watt's First Experiment, 18th century, (c1870). James Watt (1736-1819) Scottish engineer, as a boy experimenting with the tea-kettle at the dining table of his childhood home at Greenock. In the left background is his father's assistant with a client in the carpenter's shop. Watt made great improvements to the steam engine introducing, among other things, a separate condenser and the centrifugal or flyball governor. He formed a highly successful partnership with the Birmingham entrepreneur Matthew Boulton, manufacturing steam engines to power mills, mines and factories. The Standard (SI) unit of power, the Watt, is named for him. After the picture by Marcus Stone (1840-1921)

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