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Hot air engine / model

Description

Model of Robert Stirling's hot air engine made by the inventor at the time of his original patent in 1816

Museum reference

T.1975.66

Collection

Technology

Object name

Hot air engine / model

Production information

Stirling, Robert, Reverend Dr, 1790 - 1878, Inventor and maker
Scotland, EUROPE

Date

c. 1816

Materials

Wood, Metal

Associations

Previous owner: University of Edinburgh

Exhibitions

  • Energise (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Ayrshire Innovators (30 May 2009 - 12 Sep 2009)
    Dick Institute

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/stirling-engine

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Science And Technology, Energise

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