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 87950. The flatbed cylinder press included an adjustable bed, an apparatus to lift the rollers from the stone, and a receiving cylinder with grippers to take the sheet from the impression cylinder. Marinoni, a leading French press builder, assigned these patent rights to R. Hoe & Co.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1869
patent date
Marinoni, Auguste H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 18 cm x 40.5 cm x 16.5 cm; 7 1/16 in x 15 15/16 in x 6 1/2 in
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patent number
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Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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