Crossley Otto 'Silent' Horizontal Engine

Made:
1888 in Manchester urban district
maker:
Crossley Brothers Limited
patentee:
Alphonse Eugène Beau de Rochas

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Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, 1888, No. 12243, half h.p.
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Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, 1888, No. 12243, half h.p.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Otto gas engine, slide valve, flame ignition, No. 12243, half h.p., patented by Nikolaus August Otto and Alphonse Eugène Beau de Rochas, and made by Crossley Brothers Limited, Manchester, England, 1888

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Category:
Heat Engines (non steam)
Object Number:
1888-296
Materials:
brass, iron, paint, steel
Measurements:
overall (inc. plinth): 1150 x 1860 x 1140 mm
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type:
internal combusion engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
credit:
Crossley Bros. Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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