Patent Model of a Lithographic Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a lithographic printing press which was granted patent number 116406. A self-inking rotary press carrying the stone or plate on a segment of a large cylinder. The bed of the stone and the shaft of the cylinder were adjustable, to meet the surface of the smaller impression cylinder. The rights to this patent were assigned jointly to Boynton and Charles Parker of Meriden, Connecticut.
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, lithographic rotary printing
date made
ca 1871
patent date
Boynton, Edward S.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 28.5 cm x 24.8 cm x 23.3 cm; 11 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in x 9 3/16 in
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accession number
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Industry & Manufacturing
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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