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Lantern Slide - Tangyes Ltd, AA Type Hot Bulb Oil Engine, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 43875

One of 239 glass lantern slides depicting products manufactured by Tangyes Limited engineers of Birmingham, England. The images include various products such as engines, centrifugal pumps, hydraulic pumps, gas producers, materials testing machines, presses, machine tools, hydraulic jacks etc. Tangyes was a company which operated from 1857 to 1957. They produced a wide variety of engineering products exported worldwide including Australia and other British colonies.

It is thought that this collection of magic lantern slides was used by a local agent for sales purposes. These images were originally used to illustrate Tangyes Ltd product catalogues from the period 1910 - circa 1920s.
Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photographic image printed on glass with black paper rectangular round cornered mask against image under protective glass cover plate; sealed with black paper binding tape around edge.
Description Of Content:
Tangye's "AA" Type hot bulb horizontal oil engine with separate blow lamp for starting purposes. The illustration represents the 5 1/2 to 13 BHP sizes, with deep base and gravity oil-feed for fuel supply.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Swinburne University of Technology Engineering Faculty, 1992
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 83 mm (Height), 83 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: internal combustion engines, mechanical engineering, engines, oil engines, engineering products, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Tangyes Lantern Slide Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: oil engines
Inscriptions: Text printed in black ink on white adhesive paper label over black mask: "TANGYES, BIRMINGHAM"
Organisations Depicted: Tangyes Limited; Tangye; Tangyes
Model Name/Number: AA
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Tangyes Ltd, circa 1910

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