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Twin Barrel Air Pump, by Edward Nairne, London, c. 1780

Inventory Number: 77723
Object Type: air pump
Persons: Edward Nairne
Date Created: c. 1780
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-24
Brief Description: Mahogany base, 4 turned pillars rise to platform for circular brass plate with brass stopcock ending to copper tube connection to cylinders. Two brass cylinders in shaped wooden frame; two rack bars to be worked by crank, which is missing. Manometer missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "Made by / Edward Nairne / London"
Provenance: Lent by Oriel College.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper alloy
Copper
wood
ivory
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
470 300 mm

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