Model of a Cornish boiler

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Postcard of Model of a Cornish boiler.
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Model of a Cornish boiler

This model of a Cornish boiler with a single flue was made in 1869. In such boilers, heat from the fire passed through the centre, returned along the sides and passed underneath to the chimney.

One of a collection of models made in the Museum workshop, 1868 - 70 - a model of a Cornish steam-boiler, made during 1869

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Online ID: 000-100-044-207-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  T.1870.53.9
Date: 1869
Dimensions: 355 mm x 690 mm x 257 mm
What: Steam boiler, Cornish / model
Subject: 12. HEAT ENGINES, Steam (Departmental Classification)
Who: Industrial Museum Workshop, Chambers Street, Edinburgh (Model maker)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh
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