Working model of a mechanical reciprocating propeller

Made:
1840-1850
maker:
Maudslay, Sons and Field Limited

Working model, scale 1:48, of a mechanical reciprocating propeller fitted to a ship's stern, by Maudslay, Sons and Field, by Maudslay, Sons and Field, Lambeth, London, England, 1840-1850

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1900-56
Materials:
birch, brass (copper, zinc alloy), bronze (copper, tin alloy), mahogany (wood), paint and steel (metal)
type:
propeller
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • component - object
credit:
Maudslay, Sons and Field Limited