Model, Jacob Perkins 1823 Mill Steam Engine

Description (Brief)
This model was made by the Bathe Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the early 20th century. Greville Bathe was a machinist and steam engine hobbyist who would fashion his own parts to complete toy steam engines and models. The model consists of vertical boiler on the first floor powering a horizontal engine on the second floor. The model identifies the building as the home of Perkins & Company Engineers of No. 69 Fleet Street, London, England.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
engine, steam
engine, steam, model
model, steam engine
date made
1823
Measurements
overall-from catalog card: 18 1/2 in x 12 in x 7 in; 46.99 cm x 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm
overall: 18 1/2 in x 12 1/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 30.7975 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
MC*329093
catalog number
329093
accession number
278175
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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