Patent Model of a Book Trimmer

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book trimmer which was granted patent number 5523. The machine is for cutting the edges of books, and combines a sliding cutter with a turning and adjustable book holder and an adjustable table.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
machine, book trimming
date made
ca 1848
patent date
1848-04-18
maker
Markham, Larnard F.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.5 cm x 15.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 6 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.005523
catalog number
GA*89797.005523
accession number
089797
patent number
005523
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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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