Patent Model for Stereoteype Matrices

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for creating stereotype matrices; the invention was granted patent number 119537. The patent describes an apparatus for stamping separate letters into soft materials to make electrotype or stereotype molds, or for stamping letters into wood.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, stereotype matrices
date made
ca 1871
patent date
1871-10-03
maker
Shiland, Alexander
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 cm x 22.2 cm x 20.5 cm; 3 9/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 8 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.119537
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.119537
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Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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