Burner cowling, for Stringfellow's 1847-8 flying machine steam engine

Made:
1847-1848
designer:
John Stringfellow
and
John Stringfellow
and
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Burner cowling, for horizontal single cylinder-slide valve steam engine, designed and made by John Stringfellow, Chard, Somerset, England, 1847-1848. John Stringfellow made the copper burner cowling for a William Henson designed ten-foot wing-span model aircraft.

Details

Category:
Collection Unassigned
Object Number:
1908-44/2
type:
cover - closure
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • closure - container component
credit:
Heathcoat, J.N.