Model of disc engine

Made:
1836-1857

Working wood model, of a disc steam engine as patented by Taylor and Davies in 1836-8 and repeatedly trialled on land and at sea.

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Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1857-63
Materials:
complete, steel (metal), varnish, wood (unidentified)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest
status:
Permanent collection

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