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Abel Pifre's solar-powered printing press, c1894. This used Augustin Mouchot's solar engine in which a mirror focused the Sun's rays onto a small boiler (patented in 1861). From 'Le Petit Inventeur', (Paris, c1927).

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Abel Pifre's solar-powered printing press, c1894. This used Augustin Mouchot's solar engine in which a mirror focused the Sun's rays onto a small boiler (patented in 1861). From 'Le Petit Inventeur', (Paris, c1927).