Patent Model of a Plate Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a printing press which was granted patent number 203465. The patent describes a copper plate press in which the "plank" or bed carrying the plate ran vertically. The plate was heated by steam, and automatically inked and wiped.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
date made
ca 1878
patent date
1878-05-07
maker
Kenworthy, Thomas C.
McGregor, Archibald
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 34 cm x 27 cm; 11 in x 13 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.203465
catalog number
GA*89797.230465
patent number
230465
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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