Gyroscope

Made:
1855-1865 in Manchester
maker:
John Benjamin Dancer

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Gyroscope, made by J. B. Dancer, c.1860. Photographed on display.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Gyroscope, made by J. B. Dancer. Can be broken down into constituent parts. Key to case and one bracket of case carry handle missing. With two cylindrical weights with hanging hooks attached by thread, fitting to screw into top of support on base and receive pointed rod, hook to attach

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1997.6.6
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
box (closed): 245 mm x 140 mm x 140 mm, 111 mm,
type:
gyroscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gift of Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society

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