Model of paddle-wheel with counterpoised floats

Made:
1861 in Gravesend
patentee:
Tipple, William
and
Tipple, William
and

Model of a feathering paddle-wheel with counterpoised floats with balanced weights added to maintain a near vertical position, patented by William Tipple in 1861, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom.

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1861-4
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint, steel (metal)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication

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