Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 194a
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Henry Wollaston Blake
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, London. The letter sends Blake some of Brunel's observations on the plans that he has drawn up for the engines including what Brunel feels to be an excessive pressure and an insufficient surface and diameter of the cross-head bearings, the weakness of the main frame and the unnecessariness of the bed plate.
The page has been inserted into the volume and hand-numbered as Folio 194a on the recto. The verso is un-numbered.
Date30 March 1854
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages



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