To the memory of James Prescott Joule LLD FRS, etc.. A resident of Sale, who demonstrated the true nature of heat, and measured its mechanical equivalent, and by proving that “chemical, electrical and mechanical forces are mutually convertible one into another without loss”. Established the universal law of the conservation of energy, this tablet was erected by his fellow-townsmen. 28th october 1905.

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Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr

Town Hall, School Road, Sale
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by Sale Urban District Council on 28 October 1905

Colour: brass



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