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Kelsy and Tilney automobile, 1899

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Kelsy and Tilney automobile, 1899
Smithsonian Institution

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Technology
Smithsonian Automobile Collection — Car collection, pre-1900


Kelsey and Tilney automobile
Catalog #: 308,029, Accession #: 69,850
In collection
From the Smithsonian Collection
This automobile was built by Carl W. Kelsey and I. Sheldon Tilney and is the only one of its kind. It was donated to the museum in 1923.
Physical Description
Artifact. This three-wheeled vehicle has a single wheel in the rear. The automobile has a four-cycle, one-cylinder engine with a vaporizer.
Details
Date Made:
1899
Credit:
Gift of Joseph R. Darling
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Donor
Joseph R. Darling
This automobile was donated to the Museum in 1923


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