Patent Model of a Book-Sewing Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a book-sewing machine which was granted patent number 100407. The patent shows a system of supports for the long slender paper-sewing needles, which were apt to break in use.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, book stitching
date made
ca 1870
patent date
1870-03-01
maker
Howe, Frederick Webster
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 26.3 cm x 17 cm; 4 5/16 in x 10 3/8 in x 6 11/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.100407
patent number
100407
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.100407
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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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