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Contains figure.

Subject: Engineering

Read 20 February 1766

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Ink on paper and plate
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Paper, 'Of a pump at Seville' by William Bowles, 1766, L&P/4/303, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 June 2024

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    Dates: 1741-1806

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