Patent Model of a Bookbinding Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a machine for making the cases for books, by cutting leather or cloth from a roll and pasting it onto boards. The invention was granted patent number 330303. Patentees Durkee and Campbell were from Canada.
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, bookbinding
date made
ca 1885
patent date
Durkee, George B.
Campbell, Angus
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 27.5 cm x 24 cm x 32 cm; 10 13/16 in x 9 7/16 in x 12 5/8 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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