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Colour photograph of a view of the interior of the replica of James Watts workshop

A view of a reconstruction of James Watts’ workshop, containing over 6,600 objects, as detailed in the inventory made by Watt himself of the contents of the private workshop at his house in Heathfield, Birmingham, where he lived from 1790 to his death in 1819.