Model stern of vessel fitted with adjustable pitch screw propeller

Made:
1844-1857 in Salford

Model stern of vessel, scale 1:8, fitted with adjustable pitch screw propeller with loose driving handle & two blades, patented by Bennet Woodcroft in 1844, by William Muir, Manchester, England, 1844-1857

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1857-83
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), wood (unidentified)
type:
propeller
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • component - object
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest

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