Model of John Rapson's slide steering gear

Made:
1890-1908 in South Kensington
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops

Working model, scale 1:12, of John Rapson's patented slide steering gear (c.1839), displayed on a structural model of a 'Formidable' class battleship, by Science Museum Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1890-1908

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1908-1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
rudder
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation

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