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Reference numberJS/4/13
LevelItem
TitlePile-Sawing Engine
Date1738
DescriptionA perspective view of the engine made use of for sawing off under water, the piles which help'd to support the centres for turning the arches of Westminster Bridge. Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Honourable etc. The Commissioners for building the said bridge by the Inventor William Etheridge, Carpenter. C.Labelye, delin. J. June sculp.
Engraving n.s.

Inscribed in the hand of John Farey: A machine for the same purpose invented by John Foulds. Trans. [Soc] Arts 13, 241, 1795, also Repertory [of Arts] 11. 171
Extent1 sheet
FormatEngraving
NotesFoulds was millwright to the London Bridge Water Works
Access statusOpen
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