Model of a geared capstan incorporating epicyclic gearing

Made:
1820-1830 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
patentee:
Charles Phillips

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Model, scale 1:8, of a geared capstan, incorporating epicyclic gearing, patented by Captain Charles Phillips, Royal Navy, between 1816 and 1827, unsigned, British, 1820-1830 (see Note)

Model of a geared capstan incorporating epicyclic gearing, c.1902. Scale 1:8. This model by Bullivant and Co. shows some applications of this type of train that were patented by Captain C. Phillips, RN between 1816 and 1827

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1902-35
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), mahogany (wood), steel (metal) and teak (wood)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bullivant and Co.