Mechanical Powers Apparatus

Made:
1775-1800 in Fleet Street
maker:
George Adams

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Mechanical Powers Apparatus: Inclined Plane and Endless Screw, made by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
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Mechanical Powers Apparatus: Inclined Plane and Endless Screw, made by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Mechanical Powers Apparatus: Inclined Plane and Endless Screw, made by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Mechanical Powers Apparatus: Inclined Plane and Endless Screw, made by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Mechanical Powers Apparatus: Inclined Plane and Endless Screw with mahogany case. Made by George Adams, Fleet Street,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Mechanical Powers Apparatus: Inclined Plane and Endless Screw with mahogany case. Made by George Adams, Fleet Street,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Mechanical Powers Apparatus consisting of an inclined plane and endless screw, complete with original mahogany case, made by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, 1775-1800.

This apparatus forms a pair with object number 1927-1189. Together they allow the lecturer to demonstrate all of the mechanical powers. This was a popular form of mechanical demonstration in natural philosophy lectures in the period. The apparatus was made by George Adams the Younger.

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Details

Category:
King George III
Object Number:
1927-1175 Pt1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cotton (fibre), steel (metal)
type:
model - representation
credit:
King's College, London

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