Invention for Improvement in Dust Pans

Description (Brief)
Rennie described her only patented invention, for a “Dust Pan,” as having a “peculiar construction” which would assist with “Sweeping Stairs and Floors of Apartments.”
Object Name
dust pan
date made
1877
patent date
1877-05-29
inventor
Rennie, Sarah M.
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 30 cm x 19.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 11 13/16 in x 7 11/16 in
associated place
United States: New York, Binghamton
ID Number
DL*65.0477
catalog number
65.0477
patent number
191,368
accession number
249602
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Work
Domestic Furnishings
Patent Models
Family & Social Life
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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