Model of paddle chain

Made:
1837-1857 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
patentee:
J. Spurgin

Working model of the endless paddle chain patented by John Spurgin in 1837, with turning wheel on wood based, unsigned, c.1837

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1857-54
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint, steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Commissioners of the Great Exhibition of 1851

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