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Aeroplane Model - Stringfellow Design, London, England, 1848 Object Reg. No: ST 023605

Aircraft History:
In 1848, John Stringfellow built an experimental model aeroplane powered by a small steam engine. He flew this model along an inclined wire inside a tent in Cremorne Gardens, London and continued to build a number of models until the late 1860s.

Model History:
This 1:32 scale model of Stringfellow's 1848 model was donated to the Museum in 1953.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Gee, 1953
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, model aeroplanes, scale models, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model propeller aircraft - experimental
Model Scale: 1:32

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