Patent Model of a Pantographic Engraving Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a pantographic apparatus which was granted patent number 8991. The pantographic apparatus is used for engraving multiple images precisely placed and at extreme reduction; also for the engraving of cylinders for calico printing, and for the decoration of wallpaper. The patentee was Isaac Taylor, from Stamford Rivers, England.
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Object Name
patent model
date made
ca 1852
patent date
Taylor, Isaac
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 40 cm x 31 cm x 46.5 cm; 15 3/4 in x 12 3/16 in x 18 5/16 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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