Patent Model for a Bed-and-Platen Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a bed-and-platen machine, in which the paper and inking rollers were carried on endless chains; the invention was granted number 16221.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1856
patent date
1856-12-09
maker
Sargent, Charles G.
Keach, Abram
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 4 in x 12 in; 15.24 cm x 10.16 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
GA*89797.016221
patent number
016221
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.016221
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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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