This image is not available for purchase in your country.

First steam turbine

First steam turbine

V100/0017

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

First steam engine. Historical artwork of a steam turbine described by Hero in Pneumatics (around 62 AD). Water was heated by a fire (lower centre), producing steam that turned the ball at upper centre. This was a toy only, no work was done by the rotation of the ball.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}