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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
date made
ca 1852
patent date
1852-06-01
maker
Taylor, Isaac
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
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
GA*89797.008991
patent number
008991
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.008991
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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