Cornish Pumping Engine, 1840

Made:
1840 in Perranarworthal

model of Taylor's Pumping Engine, scale 1:12, United Mines, Gwennap (reconstructed in Science Museum, with new housing 1936)

Details

Category:
Pumping Machinery
Object Number:
1893-266
Materials:
brass, complete, paint, steel and wood
Measurements:
overall (estimate HxWxD) Actual weight: 3500 mm x 2190 mm x 2054 mm, 580kg
type:
pumping engine
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Geological Museum (Jermyn St.)

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