Oscillating Marine Engines.31.
Hand-coloured engraving. 215 x 280mm. 8½ x 11". Fold through centre, as normal.
Oscillating marine engines; they could be used to drive either paddlewheels or propellers. The first patented oscillating engine was built by Joseph Maudslay in 1827, but it was considered to have been perfected by John Penn. From Reynolds' 'Pictorial Atlas of Arts, Sciences, Manufacturers and Machinery'.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 20639] £60.00