Model of paddle-wheel with counterpoised floats

Made:
1861 in Gravesend
maker:
Tipple, William
and
Tipple, William
and

Model of a feathering paddle-wheel with counterpoised floats with balanced weights added to maintain a near vertical position, patented by William Tipple in 1861, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom.

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1861-4
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint and steel (metal)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation