Patent Model of an Engraving Machine with Pantograph

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an engraving machine with a pantograph; the invention was granted patent number 9743. The machine for "mezzotint or other engraving" stood on a table and was operated by crank and pedal. The model is incomplete.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
date made
ca 1853
patent date
1853-05-24
patentee
Blair, John B.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 cm x 37.8 cm x 29 cm; 11 7/16 in x 14 7/8 in x 11 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.009743
patent number
009743
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.009743
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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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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