Model of Bathyscaphe "Trieste"

Made:
1960-1969 in Naples, Campania and England
designer:
Auguste Piccard
and
Jacques Piccard
Model of Bathyscaphe "Trieste" (submersibles; bathyscaphes; prototypes)

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Model of the bathyscaphe the 'Trieste' (1953), designed by Auguste and Jacques Piccard at Naples, model made by Ley Kenyon, 1960-1969

Cut-away model of the bathyscaphe 'Trieste, 1953. Purchased by the US Navy in 1958.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1969-130
Materials:
plastic (unidentified), copper (alloy), plaster, stainless steel and paint
Measurements:
overall: 300 mm x 600 mm x 140 mm,
type:
submersibles, bathyscaphes and prototypes
credit:
Kenyon, Ley