Model, Jacob Perkins Mill Steam Engine

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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 cutaway model consists of a boiler on the first floor and a vertical engine on the second floor. The model identifies the building as the home of Perkins& Company Engineers of No. 69 Fleet Street, London, England.
Currently not on view
overall-from catalog card: 20 in x 12 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 31.75 cm x 19.05 cm
overall: 20 in x 12 3/4 in x 7 3/8 in; 50.8 cm x 32.385 cm x 18.7325 cm
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Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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