Patent model of a Lithographic Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a lithographic printing press which was granted patent number 145420. The patent detailed adapting a hand press to power. Power sent the stone under the scraper and returned it. The inking of the form and the placing of the paper were performed by hand.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1873
patent date
1873-12-09
maker
Huber, Berthold
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.5 cm x 24 cm x 15 cm; 8 7/16 in x 9 7/16 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.145420
patent number
145420
accession number
89797
catalog number
GA*89797.145420
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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