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of 100 Portland Street, Manchester
1883 'Portland Patent' rotary steam pump and engine described and illustrated in The Engineer, 6th July 1883. Note: In 1883, Frank Pearn and Co were advertising in 'The Textile Manufacturer' as sole licensees and makers of the 'Portland' Patent Rotary Pump in England