Sunday, March 15, 2009

Mad Science: The Accumulator

This intriguing scientific device comes from a dusty trunk found in the estate of Professor Gould Zaius.

You can see more of the Accumulator, and a number of other steampunk creations, at Cornelius Sagan's photostream on Flickr. What I really like about this particular one is that the found parts aren't readily identifiable. There's a lot of "steampunk" art along these lines that consists of just throwing a bunch of brass bits together, usually consisting of candlesticks and lamp bases, without any real thought.

Via Brass Goggles.

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