Model of the 1922 Shukhov radio tower

Made:
2014 in England
maker:
Henry Milner
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Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Assembly of the Shukhov Tower model by artist Henry Milner. Kentish Town, London. 16th of May 2014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
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Science Museum Group Collection
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Presentation Model of the 1922 Shukhov Radio Tower, also known as the Shabolovka tower, created by the model builder Henry Milner, England, 2014.

Commissioned by Lenin and designed by Russian Engineer Vladimir Shukhov, the 'Eiffel Tower of the East' was completed in 1922 with the purpose of communicating successes of Communism through the revolutionary technology of broadcast radio. Still in place today, the beautiful and intricate conical steel lattice tower displays the innovative modernist architecture and landmark engineering design.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
2014-105
type:
architectural model
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • model - representation
credit:
Donated by the Shukhov Tower Foundation, gift of Vladimir Shukhov's great-grandson Vladimir F Shukhov