George Elsey's 1878 School Desk Patent Model fragment

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
school desk, part of
desk model
date made
1878
patent date
1878-05-07
associated date
1877
patent holder
Elsey, George
transfer
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
inventor
Elsey, George
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 19.05 cm x 8.89 cm
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Springfield
ID Number
CL*249602.595
catalog number
249602.595
patent number
203,252
accession number
249602
subject
Education
Patent Models
Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Education
American History Education Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.