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Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: "Steam Engine Indicator, by Elliott Brothers. The instrument is made of metal and comes in six parts, 2 coils, a large and a small valve, there is also a spanner and metal grid, housed in a wooden box with brass handle. The device records how the pressures in the cylinders of steam and internal-combustion engines change during the operating cycle. Inside the lid is a green baize lined section, which lifts out to reveal a compartment - possibly for papers.
12970.1 - Wooden box, with brass handle and baize line section, which lifts out to reveal a compartment - possibly for papers.
12970.2 - Metal grid, aligned at an angle.
12970.3 - Small metal valve with wooden handle.
12970.4 - Large metal valve, with small wooden handle attached.
12970.5 - Small metal spanner.
12970.6 - 2 metal coils, tightly coiled to centre where the coil opens out.
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Primary Inscriptions: 'DARKE'S / PATENT. / NO.1322' 'ELLIOTT BROS. / LONDON / NO.2592'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Box forDarke's Steam Engine Indicator, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

preview image for Box forDarke's Steam Engine Indicator, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century
Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: A wooden box with brass handle which lifts out to reveal a compartment - possibly for papers.
Primary Inscriptions: 'DARKE'S / PATENT. / NO.1322' 'ELLIOTT BROS. / LONDON / NO.2592'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47157

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12970

Grid for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

preview image for Grid for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century
Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description:
Metal grid, aligned at an angle.
Primary Inscriptions: 'DARKE'S / PATENT. / NO.1322' 'ELLIOTT BROS. / LONDON / NO.2592'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47157

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12970

Valve for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

preview image for Valve for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century
Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Small metal valve with wooden handle.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47157

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12970

Large Valve for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

preview image for Large Valve for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century
Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description:
Large metal valve, with small wooden handle attached.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47157

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12970

Spanner for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

preview image for Spanner for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century
Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Small metal spanner.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47157

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12970

Coils for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century

preview image for Coils for Darke's Steam Engine Indicator and Box, by Elliott Brothers, London, ?Early 20th Century
Inventory Number: 12970
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: 2 metal coils, tightly coiled to centre where the coil opens out.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Felt
Baise
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 178 93 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 47157

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/12970