A. H. Brown's 1867 School Desk and Seat Patent

Description
Allen H. Brown from May's Landing, New Jersey received a U.S. patent for an improved school desk. Patent no. 71970 was issued on December 10, 1867.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
school desk
model
desk model
date made
1867
patent date
1867-12-10
patentee
Brown, Allen H.
transfer
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
inventor
Brown, Allen H.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 5 in x 12 in; 20.32 cm x 12.7 cm x 30.48 cm
referenced in patent specifications
United States: New Jersey, Mays Landing
ID Number
CL*65.0343
catalog number
65.0343
accession number
249602
patent number
71,970
subject
Education
Patent Models
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Home and Community Life: Education
Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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