Silver salver, presented to Sir Francis Petit Smith

Silver salver, presented to Sir Francis Petit Smith. Petit Smith's screw propeller convinced Isambard Kingdom Brunel to change the S.S. 'Great Britain' to screw propulsion.

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1871-6/2
Measurements:
overall (estimated weight): Heigjht = 55 mm x Width = 815 mm x Depth = 510 mm, 7 kg
type:
salver
credit:
Smith, Sir Francis Petit