Scale model of a horizontal steam engine dating from the 1870s. The model is fitted with a unique centrifugal governor with balls located on a curved track, and the crank is of a solid disc type.

This model, made by William H. Smith, was awarded a gold medal at the Intercolonial Juvenile Industrial Exhibition held in Melbourne in 1879-1880.

Physical Description

Metal model with green painted frame on varnished wooden base with large metal wheel and piston.

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