Patent Model of a Pantograph

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a pantograph which was granted patent number 222798. The patent details the arrangement of scales and adjustment devices on a pantograph, particularly intended for use by tailors and dressmakers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, pantograph
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-12-23
maker
Schnoor, John J. F.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.3 cm x 27 cm x 27.5 cm; 2 1/2 in x 10 5/8 in x 10 13/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.222798
patent number
222798
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.222798
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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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