Model of a Joseph W. Reed water-tube boiler

Made:
1893-1905
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops
Coloured drawing of a water-tube boiler of the small-tube 'Express' type detailing the Reed boiler tube joint,

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Coloured drawing of a water-tube boiler of the small-tube 'Express' type detailing the Reed boiler tube joint,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Cut-away model, scale 1:10, of a Reed water-tube boiler for the small-tube 'Reed Express' type as patented in 1893 by Joseph W. Reed, by Science Museum Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1893-1905

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1905-1
Materials:
asbestos, brass (copper, zinc alloy), metal (unknown), paint and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
through glass: 470 mm x 550 mm x 350 mm,
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication