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H3461-2 Docking station for Airship model, 'R101', scale 1 foot : 100 feet, metal, model maker and place of manufacture unknown, made 1929-1930. Model based on the rigid airship designed by Major G H Scott and Lieutenant Colonel V C Richmond for the Imperial Airship Scheme, England, 1929.. Click to enlarge.

Docking station for Airship model

Made
  • 1929-1930
Notes on file say:

The model represents the 200foot lattice steel tower erected at Cardington in 1926 complete with fuel, gas and water as well as electric mains, an enclosed towerhead and a new swivelling attachment designed to overcome weakness in the old Pulham design.

Summary

Object No.

H3461-2

Object Statement

Docking station for Airship model, 'R101', scale 1 foot : 100 feet, metal, model maker and place of manufacture unknown, made 1929-1930. Model based on the rigid airship designed by Major G H Scott and Lieutenant Colonel V C Richmond for the Imperial Airship Scheme, England, 1929.

Physical Description

Docking station for Airship model, 'R101', scale 1 foot : 100 feet, metal, model maker and place of manufacture unknown, made 1929-1930. Model based on the rigid airship designed by Major G H Scott and Lieutenant Colonel V C Richmond for the Imperial Airship Scheme, England, 1929.

Conical tower of lattice metal.

Dimensions

Height

600 mm

Production

Made

  • 1929-1930

Cite this Object

Harvard

Docking station for Airship model 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 March 2021, <https://ma.as/237136>

Wikipedia

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