Denis Papin demonstrating his steam engine (1688). : News Photo
Denis Papin demonstrating his steam engine (1688). : News Photo
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Denis Papin demonstrating his steam engine (1688).

Illustration depicting Papin's steam engine (1707) for pumping water from mines. It was the first engine to use the safety valve he had invented twenty-seven years earlier for his 'digester'. (1647-1713) a French physicist, mathematician and inventor, best known for his pioneering invention of the steam digester, the forerunner of the pressure cooker and of the steam engine. Dated 19th century. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)
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Credit:Universal History Archive / Contributor
Editorial #:921898230
Collection:Universal Images Group
Date created:01 January, 1850
Licence type:Rights-managed
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Source:Universal Images Group Editorial
Object name:917_05_WHA_106_0552
Max file size:5257 x 3989 px (44.51 x 33.77 cm) - 300 dpi - 13.6 MB
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