Coffin of nuclear fuel, c. 1950.

Made:
1945-1955
Metal cylinder in a coffin-shaped oak container, presented to Sir Monty Finniston. Dedication, 'Einstein to Finniston /

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Metal cylinder in a coffin-shaped oak container, presented to Sir Monty Finniston. Dedication, 'Einstein to Finniston /
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of a metal cylinder (simulated 'fuel rod') in a coffin-shaped oak container, presented to Sir Monty Finniston. Dedication, 'Einstein & Finniston / Theory to Experiment' , 1945-1955.

Metal cylinder in a coffin-shaped oak container, presented to Sir Monty Finniston

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1998-796
Materials:
brass, complete, cotton velvet, metal, oak, plastic (unidentified), stainless steel, textile and wood
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • ceremonial container
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
W & F.C Bonham & Sons Ltd.