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

A19820843000

Physical Description

  • Thickly-coiled horizontal copper tubing. Three tube ends protrude from both sides. Please note: This is the original object photographed in Langley's "Memoir of Mechanical Flight" as boiler type "L", featured in the "Boilers of Aerodromes" picture template.
  • Stored with A19820840000

Credit Line

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

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Copper Alloy

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 39.7 x 10.2 x 8.3cm (15 5/8 x 4 x 3 1/4 in.)
  • Storage: 50.6 x 41.8 x 13.3cm (1ft 7 15/16in. x 1ft 4 7/16in. x 5 1/4in.)

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