Patent Model of a Plate Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a flatbed cylinder press, with a steam heating system and improved plate-wiping mechanism; the invention was granted patent number 16952.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1857
patent date
1857-03-31
maker
Stewart, Linus
McClelland, John
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31.5 cm x 47.5 cm x 27 cm; 12 3/8 in x 18 11/16 in x 10 5/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.016952
patent number
016952
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.016952
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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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