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Chinese 'South-pointing' chariot
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Title
Chinese 'South-pointing' chariot
Model of a "South-Pointing" Chinese Chariot
Work Type
Navigation
Date
1945-1952
Location
United Kingdom
Material
cellulose & cellulose products; metal (unknown); wood (unidentified)
Measurements
overall: 200 mm x 255 mm x 150 mm, .12kg
Description
Conjecture model of the south-pointing chariot invented as early as the reign of the Chinese emperor Huang-ti (2698 -2598 BC), showing mechanical device and pointing figure with cellulose cover, model by G.H. Lanchester, Esq., United Kingdom, 1945-1952; Conjectural model, built by George H. Lanchester, of a Chinese "South pointing chariot", operated by differential gearing. (c1950)
ID Number
co55656
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1952_0275__0002_.jpg
SSID
26429514

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