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Background imageWatt Collection: The Vigil, c1884, (1938). Artist: John Pettie

The Vigil, c1884, (1938). Artist: John Pettie
The Vigil, c1884. The Vigil of Arms was one of the religious exercises, which in the Middle Ages preceded the conferment of knighthood

Background imageWatt Collection: 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

Background imageWatt Collection: Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), 1813. Creator: Lawrence, Sir Thomas (1769-1830)

Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), 1813. Creator: Lawrence, Sir Thomas (1769-1830)
Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), 1813. Found in the collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Background imageWatt Collection: J. Watt, (1736-1819), 1830. Creator: Unknown

J. Watt, (1736-1819), 1830. Creator: Unknown
J. Watt, (1736-1819), 1830. James Watt (1736-1819) Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist, home educated. He improved the Newcomen steam engine

Background imageWatt Collection: Watt, 1802. Creator: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin

Watt, 1802. Creator: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin
Watt, 1802

Background imageWatt Collection: Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), 1810. Creator: Sir William Beechey

Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), 1810. Creator: Sir William Beechey
Portrait of James Watt (1736-1819), 1810

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watts Work Room, Heathfield Hall, 19th century. Creator: Jonathon Pratt

James Watts Work Room, Heathfield Hall, 19th century. Creator: Jonathon Pratt
James Watts Work Room, Heathfield Hall, 19th century. Heathfield Hall, sometimes referred to as Heathfield House, was was erected between 1787-90 for the celebrated engineer and inventor, James Watt

Background imageWatt Collection: Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare, Act V, Scene IV), 1823. Creator: William Henry Watt

Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare, Act V, Scene IV), 1823. Creator: William Henry Watt
Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare, Act V, Scene IV), 1823

Background imageWatt Collection: Lives of Great People of the Occident (Taisei ijin den): James Watt (1736-1819), ca. 1870

Lives of Great People of the Occident (Taisei ijin den): James Watt (1736-1819), ca. 1870

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, printers sample for the Worlds Inventors souvenir album (A25

James Watt, printers sample for the Worlds Inventors souvenir album (A25) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes, 1888

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watts Steam Engine at Work, c1934

James Watts Steam Engine at Work, c1934. Illustration showing James Watts (1736-1819) revolutionary invention with explanatory diagram of its functioning

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt (1736-1819), engineer and Scottish mechanical inventor, inventor of the steam engine

James Watt (1736-1819), engineer and Scottish mechanical inventor, inventor of the steam engine, engraving, 1885

Background imageWatt Collection: Watching the Boiling Kettle, c1907

Watching the Boiling Kettle, c1907. From My Book of True Stories. [Blackie and Son Limited, London]

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt (1736-1819), c1800, (1912). Artist: Sir William Beechey

James Watt (1736-1819), c1800, (1912). Artist: Sir William Beechey
James Watt (1736-1819), c1800, (1912). James Watt (1736-1819) a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist. Watt invented the Watt steam engine

Background imageWatt Collection: Mazda Half-Watt Type Electric Lamps Advert, 1919

Mazda Half-Watt Type Electric Lamps Advert, 1919. From The British Printer Vol. XXXI. [Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Ltd, London and Leicester, 1919]

Background imageWatt Collection: Watt Discovering Condensation of Steam, c1884, (1917). Artist: Marcus Stone

Watt Discovering Condensation of Steam, c1884, (1917). Artist: Marcus Stone
Watt Discovering Condensation of Steam, c1884, (1917). James Watt (1736-1819) an inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist whose Watt steam engine rapidly increased the rate of the industrial

Background imageWatt Collection: John Watt (1901-1960), radio broadcaster and producer, 1935

John Watt (1901-1960), radio broadcaster and producer, 1935. A print from the photo album Popular Personalities, issued for Piccadilly Juniors Oval Photos, 1935

Background imageWatt Collection: Watts wagon-boiler, 1866

Watts wagon-boiler, 1866. This type of boiler was invented by James Watt in 1785. A print from Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts, Mechanical and Chemical, Manufactures, Mining, and Engineering

Background imageWatt Collection: The working parts of James Watts double acting engine, 1866

The working parts of James Watts double acting engine, 1866. Watt patented the double-acting steam engine, in which the piston pulls as well as pushes, in 1782

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish inventor and engineer, (1870). Artist: William Holl

James Watt, Scottish inventor and engineer, (1870). Artist: William Holl
James Watt, Scottish inventor and engineer, (1870). Watts (1736-1819) improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish inventor and engineer, 19th century. Artist: CE Wagstaff

James Watt, Scottish inventor and engineer, 19th century. Artist: CE Wagstaff
James Watt, Scottish inventor and engineer, 19th century. Watts (1736-1819) improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish engineer, (1833). Artist: CE Wagstaff

James Watt, Scottish engineer, (1833). Artist: CE Wagstaff
James Watt, Scottish engineer, (1833). Watts (1736-1819) improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution

Background imageWatt Collection: Fire in London, 1808. Artist: Thomas Rowlandson

Fire in London, 1808. Artist: Thomas Rowlandson
Fire in London, 1808. Albion Mills, on the south side of Blackfriars Bridge, London, burning, on 3 March 1791, after the mills were set alight by arsonists

Background imageWatt Collection: Henry Bells steam boat Comet of 1811, (1856)

Henry Bells steam boat Comet of 1811, (1856). The Comet, 40ft long (12.19m), powered by a 3hp Boulton & Watt engine, was the first successful steam boat in Europe

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

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

Background imageWatt Collection: The Tale of a Tea-kettle, 1844. Artist: Ebenezer Landells

The Tale of a Tea-kettle, 1844. Artist: Ebenezer Landells
The Tale of a Tea-kettle, 1844. James Watt as a boy watching the kettle boiling in the fire. Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor, was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watts workshop at Heathfield Hall, Birmingham, 1886

James Watts workshop at Heathfield Hall, Birmingham, 1886. It had not been disturbed since his death in 1819. Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor, was born at Greenock on the Clyde

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1881

James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1881. Watt (1736-1819) was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland, and showed an interest in engineering and invention from an early age

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1870

James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1870. Watt (1736-1819) was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland, and showed an interest in engineering and invention from an early age

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1876

James Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor, 1876. Watt (1736-1819) was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland, and showed an interest in engineering and invention from an early age

Background imageWatt Collection: Birthplace of James Watt shortly before it was demolished, 1887

Birthplace of James Watt shortly before it was demolished, 1887. Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor, was born at Greenock on the Clyde, Scotland

Background imageWatt Collection: Joseph Black visiting James Watt in his Glasgow workshop, c1760 (c1879)

Joseph Black visiting James Watt in his Glasgow workshop, c1760 (c1879). Artists impression of Joseph Black (1729-1799), Scottish chemist, visiting James Watt (1736-1819)

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watts prototype steam engine Old Bess, c1778

James Watts prototype steam engine Old Bess, c1778. Scottish engineer and inventor Watt (1736-1819) formed a successful partnership with the entrepreneur Matthew Boulton in 1775

Background imageWatt Collection: Steam engine by James Watt, 1915

Steam engine by James Watt, 1915. Watt (1736-1819), Scottish engineer and inventor, greatly improved the efficiency of the steam engine by inventing the separate condenser

Background imageWatt Collection: Matthew Boulton (1728-1809), English engineer and industrialist

Matthew Boulton (1728-1809), English engineer and industrialist
Matthew Boulton, English engineer and industrialist. Works owner Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) and Scottish engineer and inventor James Watt (1736-1819)

Background imageWatt Collection: Matthew Boulton, engineer and industrialist, c1801. Artist: William Sharp

Matthew Boulton, engineer and industrialist, c1801. Artist: William Sharp
Matthew Boulton, engineer and industrialist, c1801. Works owner Matthew Boulton and Scottish engineer and inventor, James Watt formed a partnership in 1773 to produce steam engines

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt as a young man, c1769. Artist: James Scott

James Watt as a young man, c1769. Artist: James Scott
James Watt as a young man, c1769. Watt was a Scottish engineer and instrument maker who invented the modern steam engine which became the main source of power in Britains textile mills

Background imageWatt Collection: Matthew Boulton, English entrepreneur, industrialist and engineer, 1809

Matthew Boulton, English entrepreneur, industrialist and engineer, 1809. English works owner Boulton (1728-1809) (front) and Scottish engineer and inventor James Watt (1736-1819)

Background imageWatt Collection: Matthew Boulton and James Watt, British engineers and industrialists, 1871. Artist: J Moore

Matthew Boulton and James Watt, British engineers and industrialists, 1871. Artist: J Moore
Matthew Boulton and James Watt, British engineers and industrialists, 1871. English works owner Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) (front) and Scottish engineer and inventor Watt (1736-1819)

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish engineer

James Watt, Scottish engineer. James Watt (1736-1819) was the son of a Scottish shipbuilder and showed an interest in invention at an early age

Background imageWatt Collection: Model of a Newcomen steam engine, 1856

Model of a Newcomen steam engine, 1856. It was while repairing this engine that James Watt (1736-1819) is said to have invented the separate condenser

Background imageWatt Collection: James Watt, Scottish engineer, 19th century. Artist: Robert G Bell

James Watt, Scottish engineer, 19th century. Artist: Robert G Bell
James Watt, Scottish engineer. James Watt (1736-1819) was the son of a Scottish shipbuilder and showed an interest in invention at an early age

Background imageWatt Collection: Trade Union Scroll, 1851

Trade Union Scroll, 1851. Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Machinists, Millwrights, Smiths and Pattern-Makers scroll which would be presented to members


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