Model of Serpentine blade stern propeller

Made:
1880-1883 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
Model of Serpentine blade stern paddle wheel, patented by McClennan and Owen in 1880.  Front 3/4 view of whole object Model of Serpentine blade stern paddle wheel, patented by McClennan and Owen in 1880.  Front 3/4 view of whole object

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Model of Serpentine blade stern paddle wheel, patented by McClennan and Owen in 1880. Front 3/4 view of whole object
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of Serpentine blade stern paddle wheel, patented by McClennan and Owen in 1880. Front 3/4 view of whole object
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of continuous or endless Serpentine blade steam-ship propeller, patented by McClennan and Owen in 1880, and steel display container, unsigned, British, 1880-1883

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1883-28
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and paint
Measurements:
with stand: 125 mm, 205 mm, .605kg
type:
propeller
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
McClennan and Owen