Cornish Pumping Engine, 1840

Made:
1840

Part from a model of Taylor's Pumping Engine, scale 1:12, United Mines, Gwennap (reconstructed in Science Museum, with new housing 1936)

Details

Category:
Pumping Machinery
Object Number:
1893-266/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, paint, steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (estimate HxWxD) Actual weight: 170 mm x 870 mm x 170 mm,
type:
pumping engine
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Geological Museum (Jermyn St.)