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
patent date
Rennie, Sarah M.
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
paint (overall material)
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
catalog number
patent number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Patent Models
Family & Social Life
Invention and the Patent Model
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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