Trevelyan rocker, 1872

Made:
1872 (made); 1829 (date of experiment) in London
maker:
William Ladd
and
Arthur Trevelyan

Trevelyan rocker with leaden support, for showing the production of motion by heat, made by William Ladd, London, England, 1872.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1872-46
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), iron and lead
Measurements:
overall (lead block): 35 x 90 x 42 mm
overall (rocker): 55 mm x 475 mm x 95 mm, ,
type:
equipment
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
credit:
Ladd, W.