Patent Model of a Typesetting Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a typesetting machine which was granted patent number 108980. The patent details a keyboard typesetter with a "branching gravitation type-slide." Patentee De la Pena was an Argentinian living in New York City.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1870
patent date
1870-11-08
maker
De La Pena, M.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 42 cm x 24 cm x 34 cm; 16 9/16 in x 9 7/16 in x 13 3/8 in
ID Number
GA.89797.108980
patent number
108980
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.108980
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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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