Patent Model for a Rotary Sheet Perfecting Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a rotary sheet perfecting press which was granted patent number 15437. Type forms were bedded on the two flat surfaces on opposite sides of the type cylinder.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1856
patent date
1856-07-29
maker
Parkes, Thomas
Parkes, Alfred
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.5 cm x 23 cm x 35.7 cm; 8 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 14 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.015437
patent number
015437
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.015437
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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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