Trevithick's model road locomotive engine

Made:
1796-1802 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Trevithick's original model road locomotive engine, unsigned, British, 1796-1802. This model is possibly constructed
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Trevithick's original model road locomotive engine, unsigned, British, 1796-1802. This model is possibly constructed by either Richard Trevithick, or Whitehead & Co., of Manchester.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1876-1269
Materials:
asbestos, brass (copper, metal (unknown), zinc alloy)
Measurements:
overall (from outside case): 380 mm x 270 mm x 180 mm,
type:
steam engine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • engine - power producing equipment
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest
status:
Permanent collection

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