Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen printing press; the invention was granted patent number 188151. The patent describes improvements to the ink fountain and the movement of the platen in a platen jobbing press. Patentees Kritch and Greenwood were from Leeds, England.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, platen printing
date made
ca 1877
patent date
1877-03-06
maker
Kritch, William C.
Greenwood, Arthur
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27.8 cm x 21.8 cm x 24.5 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 9/16 in x 9 5/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.188151
accession number
089797
patent number
188151
catalog number
GA*89797.188151
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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