Hand-crank model of a Thomas Silver patent governor, or nautical regulator

Made:
1857
patentee:
Thomas Silver

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Model: Marine Engine Governor, Silver's patent, 1857, no. 1450
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Hand-crank model of a Thomas Silver patent governor, or nautical regulator, for controlling the throttle valve of a marine engine, by Harrison Patent Steering Engine Co., Salford, Yorkshire, England, 1857

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1869-18
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), bronze (copper, tin alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Silver, J.

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