De Caus on engineering, 1620s

De Caus on engineering, 1620s

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Caption: De Caus on engineering. Illustration of French Huguenot engineer and architect Salomon de Caus (1576-1626) as King's Engineer in Paris, France, in the 1620s. De Caus published several works on engineering, including 'Les Raisons des forces mouvantes' (1615), with details of a steam-driven pump. De Caus designed gardens for the royalty of Europe in Italy, Austria, England and Germany. In Paris, he worked on sanitation and fountains for the French king Louis XIII. Artwork from 'Chaudieres et Machines a Vapeur' (1911) by French civil engineer Max de Nansouty (1854-1913), part of the 'Les merveilles de la science' series of 1867-1891 by Louis Figuier.

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