Caption: Meeting of the Lunar society at 'Heathfield', the Birmingham home of James Watt. The Lunar Society was a dinner club whose members included prominent industrialists and scientists. They met regularly between 1765 and 1813 approximately to discuss new ideas and inventions. Regular attendees included Matthew Boulton, Erasmus Darwin, Thomas Day, Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Samuel Galton, James Keir, Joseph Priestley, William Small, Jonathan Stokes, James Watt, Josiah Wedgewood, John Whitehurst and William Withering.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: birmingham, erasmus darwin, history of science, history of technology, industrialists, james keir, james watt, john whitehurst, lunar society, matthew boulton, networking, richard edgeworth, samuel galton, scientists, thomas day, william withering

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.

Lunar Society Meeting

K005/8992 Rights Managed

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:11

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 529.4M


Capture format: Digital Rostrum

Frame size: 4791x3647

Codec: TIFF

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.


Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator