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"Quinby Steam Engine" model
Object type: Model - engine
Maker: B.F. & G.W. Quinby
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1840-1850
Materials: brass; steel
Measurements: 23 1/2 in x 26 in x 26 in; 19 1/4 in x 21 in x 20 1/2 in
Model of a steam engine manufactured by B.F. & G.W. Quinby, Boston, MA. Engine and Boiler model (two separate pieces but connected with two metal piping) built by John Felt Osgood, ca. 1840-1850.