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B1600 Model of reaper, 'McCormick's reaper', 1/4 size, wood, original reaper invented by Cyrus Hall McCormick, Steels Tavern, Virginia, United States of America, 1831, model made by Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, New South Wales Australia, date unknown. Click to enlarge.

1/4 size model of ‘McCormick’s reaper’

Designed 1831
Model of McCormick's reaper. Invented and constructed by Cyrus Hall McCormick, Steels Tavern, Virginia, USA, in 1831, width 21", height 22", length 27", without shafts, with shafts 4'5". 1/4 full size (SB).

Summary

Object No.

B1600

Object Statement

Model of reaper, 'McCormick's reaper', 1/4 size, wood, original reaper invented by Cyrus Hall McCormick, Steels Tavern, Virginia, United States of America, 1831, model made by Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, New South Wales Australia, date unknown

Physical Description

Model of McCormick's reaper. Invented and constructed by Cyrus Hall McCormick, Steels Tavern, Virginia, USA, in 1831, width 21", height 22", length 27", without shafts, with shafts 4'5". 1/4 full size (SB).

Dimensions

Height

590 mm

Width

530 mm

Production

Designed

1831

Source

Credit Line

Produced by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Acquisition Date

17 August 1965

Cite this Object

Harvard

1/4 size model of 'McCormick's reaper' 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 July 2020, <https://ma.as/208295>

Wikipedia

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