William N. Foster's 1872 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
model
desk model
date made
1872
patent date
1872-07-09
patentee
Foster, William N.
transfer
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
inventor
Foster, William N.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 20.955 cm x 6.35 cm x 9.525 cm
referenced in patent specifications
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
ID Number
CL*65.0385
accession number
249602
catalog number
65.0385
patent number
128,871
subject
Patent Models
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Home and Community Life: Education
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American History Education Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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