Patent model for inking apparatus for printing presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an inking apparatus for printing presses, which provided an improved means of operating the carriage of inking rollers. Rollers pass over the entire length of a stone distributing ink more accurately and efficiently. The invention was granted patent number 188386.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
printing press
patent model
printing press
date made
ca 1877
patent date
1877-03-13
maker
Macdonald, F.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 5 in x 12 in; 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1997.0198.13
accession number
1997.0198
catalog number
1997.0198.13
patent number
188386
subject
Communications
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
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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