Model Engine

Description (Brief):

This toy engine consists of a vertical duplex oscillating engine that consists of some homemade parts and some parts from the J.E. Stevens Company. The donor of this item, Greville Bathe, was a machinist who would fashion his own parts to complete engines and models. The engine could be powered by an external boiler.

Location: Currently not on view

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Related Publication: Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection

Credit Line: Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MC.329016Catalog Number: 329016Accession Number: 278175

Object Name: engine, steamengine, steam, modelmodel, steam engine

Measurements: overall: 4 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 11.43 cm x 4.7625 cmflywheel - from catalog card: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cmoverall - from catalog card: 4 1/8 in; 10.4775 cm


Record Id: nmah_847237

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