George W. N. Yost Typewriter Patent Model

Description
This typewriter patent model was used by George W.N. Yost in his patent application that received patent number 401,990 on April 23rd 1889. The patent covered a variety of improvements in typewriting machines, including allowing a user to supply an omission or make a correction in the printing, and an indicator for to alert the typist when they were reaching the end of a line.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model, typewriter
patent date
1889-04-23
inventor
Yost, George W. N.
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in x 12 in x 10 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
associated place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
ME*308637
catalog number
308637
license number
401,990
patent number
401,990
accession number
89797
subject
Computers & Business Machines
Typewriters
See more items in
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Typewriters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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