Model Steam Engine

Description (Brief)
This horizontal model steam engine was manufactured by an unknown maker in the early 20th century. The engine has a slide valve and 7.5-inch flywheel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
engine, steam, model
model, steam engine
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
cast iron (flywheel material)
wood (base material)
Measurements
cylinder-from catalog card: 2 1/4 in x 3/4 in; x 5.715 cm x 1.905 cm
flywheel-from catalog card: 7 1/2 in; x 19.05 cm
base: 14 in x 5 1/4 in; x 35.56 cm x 13.335 cm
overall: 7 1/2 in x 14 in x 5 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 35.56 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
MC*329023
catalog number
329023
accession number
278175
subject
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
maker referenced
Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection
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