John H. French's 1871 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
model
desk model
date made
1871
patent date
1871-06-13
patentee
French, John H.
transfer
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
inventor
French, John H.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 in x 5 in; 31.115 cm x 22.86 cm x 12.7 cm
seat: 12 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 31.115 cm x 6.35 cm
referenced in patent specifications
United States: Vermont, Burlington
marked on object with inventor's name
United States: New York, Albany
ID Number
CL*65.0379
accession number
249602
catalog number
65.0379
patent number
115,839
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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