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Figure 5

One colour photograph of Abbé Nollets cobustion pump from the late 1700s and one early engraved design of a similar combustion pump

(Left) Abbé Nollet’s combustion pump. (Right) Engraving from Nollet, Leçons de physique expérimentale, vol. 4, leçon XII, plate 2, fig 7, pp 83–88