Invention for Improvement in the Construction of Ordnance

Description (Brief)
Ericsson’s improvement in the construction of ordnance was one of many inventive achievements, including the design for the battleship USS Monitor during the American Civil War.
Object Name
cannon
date made
1864
patentee
Ericsson, John
maker
Ericsson, John
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19.5 cm x 21 cm x 30 cm; 7 11/16 in x 8 9/32 in x 11 13/16 in
ID Number
AF*252590
catalog number
252590
accession number
49064
patent number
41208
subject
Military
Industry & Manufacturing
Invention and the Patent Model
Patent Models
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Patent Models
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition
Invention and the Patent Model
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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