Boiler, (1893), Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820841000

Physical Description

  • Thickly-coiled (double) horizontal copper tubing. Two tube ends protrude from both sides. Please note: This is the original object photographed in Langley's "Memoir of Mechanical Flight" as boiler type "J", featured in the "Boilers of Aerodromes" picture template.
  • Stored with A19820842000

Credit Line

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Copper Alloy
  • Solder

Dimensions

3-D (Overall): 38.7 × 8.3 × 7.6cm (1 ft. 3 1/4 in. × 3 1/4 in. × 3 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test