Patent Model for a Traveler's Copying Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a traveler’s letter copying press which was granted patent number 21902. The copying press could be dismantled and packed up for the road.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, copying
date made
ca 1858
patent date
1858-10-26
maker
Platt, Edwin
Platt, Jacob B.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.3 cm x 28 cm x 18 cm; 6 7/16 in x 11 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.021902
patent number
021902
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.021902
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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