Purpose built wooden stand for four trussed beam models

Made:
1855-1876 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Purpose built wooden stand for four trussed beam models, and one oak wood fragment, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1855-1876. The trussed beam models were probably used experimentally for testing the strength of different methods of trussing beams.

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Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
1876-1246/5
Materials:
oak (wood), pine (wood), steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (stand): 165 mm x 565 mm x 470 mm, 0.903kg
overall (oak wood fragment): 4 mm x 43 mm x 26 mm, 0.005kg
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication

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