Backshot Water Wheel, 1844-1850

Made:
1844-1850 in Mary Tavy
designer:
Nathaniel Smith
and
Nathaniel Smith
and

Model, (scale 1:24), of high breast waterwheel at Wheal Friendship near Tavistock, Devon, with transmission, rods and bell crank levers. Contemporary model of the 'Old Sump Wheel', exhibited at the Great Exhibition, 1851. Made by Nathaniel Smith of Mary Tavy, Devon, England, 1844-1850.

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
1857-225
Materials:
brass, complete, grit, metal, wood
type:
waterwheels
credit:
Geological Museum (Jermyn St.)
status:
Permanent collection

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