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Lantern Slide - Castlemaine School of Mines & Industries, Junkers Jumo 204 Aero Engine Image Reg. No: MM 97214

Summary:
Black and white lantern slide of a photograph with the title "Junkers Jumo 204 aero engine" as recorded on the Lantern Slides list. This is part of a group of slides probably used for presentation in classes held at the Castlemaine School of Mines & Industries.
Description:
Lantern slide comprised of two square transparent glass sheets covered along the edges by black, as well as black and off-white adhesive paper tape. The lantern slide is printed with a photograph in black ink. Text is handwritten in grey pencil on an off-white rectangular label adhered to the obverse. The lantern slide is soiled. There are sections of the paper tape which show signs of wear.
Description Of Content:
A Junkers Jumo six-cylinder 204 diesel aero engine on a white background. The Jumo 204 was also built under licence by D. Napier & Son in the UK as the Napier Culverin.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Castlemaine College, 1990
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: internal combustion engines, aero engines, education training, engines, diesel engines, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: diesel engines
Original Caption: Junkers Jumo 204 Aero Engine
Inscriptions: Handwritten, off-white rectangular label adhered to the obverse, grey pencil, "A/ 45".
Model Name/Number: 204
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Used: Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

Comments

Nigel Paine Posted on 16 Sep 2013 8:54 PM
Hi
I am from the Napier Power Heritage Trust and writing a book about the Napier Deltic engine.
This image is actually of Napier Culverin engine 85006 taken on 9th July 1936 and not the Jumo 204 as described. Napiers did indeed produce (only) 7 engines under licence. Not a successful design but it was later developed into Napier's triangular "Deltic" of which were fitted into the Australian Navy's minesweepers and the Ferry "Bass Trader" in the 1950's - 60's>
Hope this is of interest and assistance.

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