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
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
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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