Patent Model of a Lithographic Scraper Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a lithographic scraper press which was granted patent number 228271. The patent describes a method of mounting a scraper to a swinging arm to produce more even pressure in "Photo-Mechanical Presses.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, lithographic printing
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-06-01
maker
Parks, John A.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12.5 cm x 19.8 cm x 36.3 cm; 4 15/16 in x 7 13/16 in x 14 5/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.228271
patent number
228271
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.228271
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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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