James Hall Nasmyth (whiles spelled Naesmyth, Nasmith, or Nesmyth) (19 August 1808 – 7 Mey 1890) wis a Scots ingineer, airtist an inventor famous for his development o the steam hammer.

James Nasmyth
James Nasmyth, c. 1877.png
Woodburytype prent, c.1877
Born19 August 1808 (1808-08-19)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died7 May 1890 (1890-05-08) (aged 81)
ResidenceIngland (1829)
NaitionalityScots
CitizenshipBreetish
Alma materHeriot-Watt Varsity
Kent forSteam hammer
Machine tuils
Locomotives
Astronomy
Photografie
Scientific career
FieldsMechanical ingineer
Airtist
Inventor
InstitutionsNasmyth, Gaskell and Company,(1836–50)
James Nasmyth and Company (1850–56)