Invention for Improvement in Rotary Printing Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an improvement on Hoe's rotary printing press; the invention was granted patent number 5199. The patent includes improvements to the inking apparatus, the use of a portion of the type cylinder for ink distribution, and locking type to the cylinder with tapering rules.
date made
ca 1847
patent date
1847-07-24
inventor
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 22 in x 9 in; 35.56 cm x 55.88 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
GA.11017
accession number
48865
catalog number
GA*11017
patent number
5,199
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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