Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen printing press which was granted patent number 7413. The platen jobbing press was manufactured as Hawkes's Lion.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1850
patent date
1850-06-04
maker
Hawkes, Charles W.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 23 cm x 30 cm; 11 in x 9 1/16 in x 11 13/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.007413
patent number
7413
accession number
89797
catalog number
GA*89797.007413
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
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Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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