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
Object Name
press, printing
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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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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