Patent model for engraver's vice

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a vise that held the engraving plate firmly, while offering the yielding surface that the engraver needed; the invention was granted patent number 27253.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, engravers vice
date made
ca 1860
patent date
1860-02-21
maker
Wood, A. H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.027253
patent number
027253
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.027253
subject
Communications
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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