Engraving depicting a handcart containing six cylinders charged with water. The cylinders worked on the principle of the artificial fountain, and when the stopcock was opened the pressure of the water allowed a jet to be pointed in the required direction. Designed by Captain Manby. The extinguisher carried by this cart was the first portable extinguisher. Dated 19th century

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Engraving depicting a handcart containing six cylinders charged with water. The cylinders worked on the principle of the artificial fountain, and when the stopcock was opened the pressure of the water allowed a jet to be pointed in the required direction. Designed by Captain Manby. The extinguisher carried by this cart was the first portable extinguisher. Dated 19th century
World History Archive / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: MR6XDE