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Panel Panel

Part of a left leaf of a double aumbrie door, the panel carved with two moulded ribs and vine leaves, with visible red paint: from an old house in Prestonpans

Chair Chair

Chair, painted silver, with purple velvet upholstery, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the Room de Luxe at the Willow Tea Rooms, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, 1903.

Drum Drum

Drum, painted wood with skin, rope and leather, used by the Old Town Guard in Edinburgh, probably made in Edinburgh, Midlothian

Pin Pin

Silver pin ornamented with a beaded margin round a plain circle enclosing a pattern formed by four painted ovals, from Talnotrie, Kirkcudbrightshire, 9th century

Pin Pin

Silver pin ornamented with a beaded margin round a plain circle enclosing a pattern formed by four painted ovals end to end, from Talnotrie, Kirkcudbrightshire, 9th century

Specimen / agricultural model / windmill Specimen / agricultural model / windmill

One of a collection of agricultural models - a windmill as formerly used for motive power on farms

Steam-crane / model Steam-crane / model

Model of the 50 ton malleable iron steam-crane at the Albert Dock, Leith, the original designed and constructed by James Taylor and Co. of Birkenhead in 1869, scale 1:16, made in the museum workshop in 1869

Steam accumulator / model Steam accumulator / model

Model of A. Betts Brown's patent steam accumulator combined with Brown's patent pumping engines, scale 1:12, made in the museum in c. 1880

Boiler, water-tube, land / section / model Boiler, water-tube, land / section / model

Sectional model of a Babcock and Wilcox water-tube boiler, land type, 1900

Waterwheel, Pelton / section / model Waterwheel, Pelton / section / model

Sectional model in iron of a Pelton waterwheel, on a wooden base representing a concrete foundation

Bridge, reinforced concrete / model Bridge, reinforced concrete / model

Model of a reinforced concrete bridge built at Wraysbury, Buckinghamshire in 1914, to a scale of 3/8 of an inch to 1 foot

Coal pit winder, electric / model Coal pit winder, electric / model

Model of coal pit winder, bi-conical cylinder winder electrically driven through double helical gearing, scale 1:12, made in the museum workshop in 1927

Wireless receiver, telegraph Wireless receiver, telegraph

Wireless telegraph receiver, mark III tuner, fitted with Litz wound coupling coil, two stud-top switches, etc

Bridge, railway, plate girder / model Bridge, railway, plate girder / model

Model of the plate girder railway bridge built by L.N.E.R. over Abbotshall Road near Kirkcaldy in 1929, made to a scale of 1:24 in 1929

Bridge, bascule, rolling lift / model Bridge, bascule, rolling lift / model

Working model of the 1931 rolling lift type bascule bridge at Temple, Glasgow, made in the Museum workshops to a scale of 1:32

Suspension bridge / model Suspension bridge / model

Model to demonstrate the method of constructing wire cables for suspension bridges in position, on the principles of John A. Roebling in 1845, and used on the Forth Road Bridge, made in the museum in 1959

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