Dust Pan Patent Model

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.”
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1877
patent date
1877-05-29
patent reissue date
1877-08-28
inventor
Rennie, Sarah M.
associated place
United States: New York, Binghamton
Physical Description
iron, tinned sheet (overall material)
paint (overall material)
paper (label on apron material)
ink (label on apron 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
ID Number
DL.65.0477
catalog number
65.0477
patent number
191,368
accession number
249602
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Work
Domestic Furnishings
Patent Models
Invention and the Patent Model
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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