Replica of the Parsons experimental "Turbinia" model

Made:
1894-1910 in London
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops

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Replica of a six-foot experimental model for testing turbine machinery in the TY Turbinia (1894), with winding rubber shaft to drive propeller, original designed by Charles A. Parsons, by Science Museum Workshops, London

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1947-20
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), canvas, rubber (unidentified), stainless steel, wood (unidentified)
type:
watercraft
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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