Toy Stirling engine c. 1900

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Creator Banfield, W. Orson
Title Toy Stirling engine c. 1900
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 68975
Language English
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Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description This Stirling engine, which uses the heating and cooling of air to drive the fan, was made in Germany around 1900. The donor, W. Orson Banfield, was born in Vancouver in 1898. His parents, John Joseph Banfield and Catherine Harriet Oille, had come to the coast from St. Catherines, Ontario, several years prior to his birth.
<div class="field-item field-item-0">black and green, engine; red trim; marked on side, "Bavaria"; 3 bladed fan attached; b) Small fuel box fits into base</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">a) engine; b) fuel box</div>
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