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.
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Object Name
patent model
printing press
patent model
printing press
date made
ca 1877
patent date
Macdonald, F.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 6 in x 5 in x 12 in; 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
patent number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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