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Technical Paper - Lawrence Hargrave, Flying Machine Motors & Cellular Kites, 1893 Document Reg. No: HT 28729

Short paper with four diagrams read to the Royal Society of New South Wales on 3 Dec 1893 by Lawrence Hargrave. In this paper Hargrave discusses his various experiments with a model propellor aeroplane engine powered by steam and Hargrave's work on cellular kite or box kite designs.This paper was formerly held in the library of the Melbourne Observatory.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum of Applied Science of Victoria, 1948
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 220 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: model aeroplanes, steam engines, aeronautics, rotary engines
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Melbourne Observatory Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model propeller aircraft
Date of Event: 7 Jun1893

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