Patent model for method of making wooden type

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a method of stamping letters into blocks of wood from steel dies; the invention was granted patent number 9454. Thirty-five years later, a similar process was used extensively by the William H. Page Wood Type Company.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1852
patent date
1852-12-07
maker
McCreary, John
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .5 cm x 10.5 cm x 8.8 cm; 3/16 in x 4 1/8 in x 3 7/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.009454
patent number
009454
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.009454
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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