Model Engine

Description (Brief)
This metal steam engine model was made by Greville Bathe in 1913. The horizontal table engine has a vertical cylinder 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: 6 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in x 5 7/8 in; 15.875 cm x 24.765 cm x 14.9225 cm
flywheel - from catalog card: 4 3/8 in; x 11.1125 cm
base - from catalog card: 9 3/4 in x 6 in; x 24.765 cm x 15.24 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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