Patent model for picture frames

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a frame constructed in three parts: a backboard holding the picture, a frame, and a glazed box covering and protecting the frame; all were hinged together, for easy access and cleaning. The invention was granted patent number 190068.
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Object Name
manufacture, picture frames
patent model
date made
ca 1877
patent date
Odenbaugh, Frank
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 5 cm x 29.2 cm x 24.7 cm; 1 15/16 in x 11 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in
ID Number
accession number
patent number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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