The original engine of Henry Bell's paddle steamer, ‘Comet’

Made:
1812 in Glasgow
maker:
John Robertson
and
David Napier

The original engine of Henry Bell's paddle steamer, ‘Comet’, by John Robertson and David Napier, Glasgow, Scotland, 1812

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Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1862-53/1
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), cast iron
credit:
R.J. Napier and Sons Ltd.

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