Patent Model of a Paper-Ruling Machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a paper-ruling machine which was granted patent number 42418. The invention produced both feint lines (ruled) and down (striker) lines (blank spaces where the pens were lifted from the paper).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, paper ruling
date made
ca 1864
patent date
1864-04-19
maker
Town, Edward
Chichester, James L.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28.5 cm x 25.3 cm x 38 cm; 11 1/4 in x 9 15/16 in x 14 15/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.042418
patent number
042418
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.042418
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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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