Steam locomotive model on track, No.2981 tank or contractor’s locomotive, 0-4-0 wheel arrangement, 1 ½ inch scale, 7 ¼ inch gauge, metal, made in Australia and England before 1941, part of A A Stewart Collection of model engineering

This model is a part of the A. A. Stewart collection of ship, mechanical, and railway models acquired by the Powerhouse Museum over nearly 30 years from 1938 to 1963. Albyn A. Stewart was a trained engineer fascinated by engineering models and he constructed some of those in the collection. Others however were brought from amateur and commercial modellers at great expense to Stewart who travelled regularly to England to seek out models. In January 1938, Percival Marshall, the editor of ‘The Mode...

Summary

Object No.

B760

Physical Description

Steam locomotive model on track, No.2981 tank or contractor's locomotive, 0-4-0 wheel arrangement, 1 ½ inch scale, 7 ¼ inch gauge, metal, made in Australia and England before 1941, part of A A Stewart Collection of model engineering

Dimensions

Height

460 mm

Width

320 mm

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1941

Acquisition Date

1 September, 1941

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Steam locomotive model on track, No.2981 tank or contractor's locomotive, 0-4-0 wheel arrangement, 1 ½ inch scale, 7 ¼ inch gauge, metal, made in Australia and England before 1941, part of A A Stewart Collection of model engineering 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 January 2018, <https://ma.as/214776>

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