Model of Chadburn's ship's Telegraph

Made:
1875-1938 in United Kingdom
patentee:
William Chadburn

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Demonstration model of William Chadburn's mechanical ship's Telegraph (c.1875), used to transmit orders from the bridge to the engine room, unsigned, on wood base, by William Chadburn, British, 1875-1938

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Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1938-456
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper plated, glass, incomplete: missing carrying case, steel (metal), teak (wood), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
Without carrying case: 335 mm x 455 mm x 115 mm, 2.8kg
type:
watercraft
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • component - object
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
MacIver, C.
status:
Permanent collection

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