Baxter's Portable Steam Engine
Accession number 1992.2.2
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 Material Information
Title: Baxter's Portable Steam Engine engine
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: William Baxter ( Designer )
Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co., ( Manufacturer )
Subjects / Keywords: Machines -- Technology -- Industrial Design
Genre: engine
Content description: Portable steam engine; inverted engine cylinder built into top of a vertical cast-iron boiler, broiler lacquered black; fire box at the center of the boiler is accessed through door at lower front, ash box door is accessed through smaller door just below; smoke pipe for exhaust attached at top rear; gold-plated temperature and pressure controls, wooden handles, arranged around upper body of boiler; engine, lacquered red, mounted on top of the boiler; arched vertical bars support gold-plated piston; to side of piston, within circumference of boiler, are band and fly wheels, each lacquered dark maroon with bright red accents outlined in black.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
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Bibliographic ID: WOLF000004
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - 1992.2.2
Classification: Mechanical & Electrical

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