Model Steam Engine

Description (Brief)
This metal steam engine model was manufactured by Bathe around 1910. The engine is a vertical table engine with a rotary valve and flywheel. The donor of this item, Greville Bathe, was a machinist and engine hobbyist who would fashion his own parts to create model engines.
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
engine, steam, model
model, steam engine
date made
overall: 7 in x 5 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 13.6525 cm x 13.97 cm
flywheel - from catalog card: 3 3/4 in; x 9.525 cm
overall - from catalog card: 7 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 13.97 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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