Patent Model of a Printing Press for Uneven Surfaces

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a printing press for uneven surfaces which was granted patent number 62646. The patent describes relief printing from a vulcanized rubber plate with fluid pressure, such as air pressure. Patentee Alfred Leighton was from London, England.
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
date made
ca 1867
patent date
Leighton, Alfred
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 25.8 cm x 25.3 cm x 28.5 cm; 10 3/16 in x 9 15/16 in x 11 1/4 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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