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Scientist or institution: Monturiol, Narcís
Repository institution: Centre de Documentació Marítima (Museu Marítim de Barcelona)
Keywords: Engineering
Period covered: 1858-1944
Additional information:

Narcís Monturiol (Figueres, 1819 - Barcelona, 1885).  He earned a Bachelor’s in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1845. Starting in 1848 he began to work on mechanical inventions. In 1859 he started his submarine project with the name of Ictineo in the Port of Barcelona. He founded the Underwater Navigation Society. He also invented other machines such as the funicular tram, a mimeograph machines and others.


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Approximate volume: 3 ml