Patent Model for a Card Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a crank-operated, self-feeding card press which was granted patent number 20039. A press based on this patent was produced for sale, and was demonstrated in the offices of the Scientific American in I860.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1858
patent date
1858-04-27
maker
Clarkson, William W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 cm x 27 cm x 15.5 cm; 10 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.020039
accession number
89797
patent number
020039
catalog number
GA*89797.020039
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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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