Model of Herman Hirsch's centripetal screw

Made:
1865 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Model in brass, scale 1:20, of Herman Hirsch's centripetal screw, propellor (1865), as used on the S.S. 'Pereire', on a mahogany plinth (see note), unsigned, 1865-1908

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1908-49
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Child, Walter