Patent model for typesetting machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an improved type-setting machine. It consists of a frame, type-case, and composing stick; it was granted patent number 28857.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, typesetting
date made
ca 1860
patent date
1860-06-26
maker
Harger, H.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 12 in; 18.415 cm x 18.415 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1997.0198.07
accession number
1997.0198
catalog number
1997.0198.07
patent number
28857
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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