Brass Tinder box engraved 'Progress of Steam'

Made:
c. 1830 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Close up of the object, showing details on lid Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Close up of the object, showing inside the box with lid Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Close up of the object, 3/4 view from above Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Detailed view of lid from above One tinder box.   In brass.   Engraving on lid: Progress of Steam', a machine with wings over hills.   Raised platform

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Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Close up of the object, showing details on lid
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Close up of the object, showing inside the box with lid
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Close up of the object, 3/4 view from above
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: 'Progress of Steam'. Detailed view of lid from above
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

One tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: Progress of Steam', a machine with wings over hills. Raised platform
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

One tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: "Progress of Steam", a machine with wings over hills. Raised platform for starting, with ladder. c1830 in manner of contemporary March of Intellect prints satirising the progress of steam power. 3 3/4" x 3" x 3/4" deep. 9.5x8x2cm

Details

Category:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Object Number:
1950-313/2
type:
tinder box
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection