Patent Model of an Intaglio Plate Printing Machine

Patent Model of an Intaglio Plate Printing Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an intaglio printing press, which was granted patent number 210116. The patent describes a plate wiping mechanism that reproduced the sweeping movement of the human hand. The wiping cloth was in lengths travelling from one storage roller to another, always offering a fresh portion to the plate. Constant Guy was from Paris, France.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1878
patent date
1878-11-19
maker
Guy, Constant A.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
cloth (part material)
Measurements
overall: 29 cm x 28.2 cm x 26.5 cm; 11 7/16 in x 11 1/8 in x 10 7/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.210116
accession number
89797
89797
patent number
210116
catalog number
GA*89797.210116
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Data Source
National Museum of American History