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Apparatus for Mechanical Powers, by Nairne, London, c. 1780

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Inventory Number: 14164
Object Type:
Persons: Nairne
Date Created: c. 1780
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-26
Brief Description: A circular copper alloy base supports a a gear mounted on an axel to a pulley, the gear is turned by a threaded rod that interlocks with the gear. On the other side of the arm is a triangular metal plate that moves on hinges. There is also a leaded weight.
Provenance: Lent by Oriel College
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
Lead
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
530 185 155 mm

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