Patent Model of a Chromatic Web Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a chromatic web press for printing a narrow strip of paper, such as a strip of tickets, with several colors successively. The invention was granted patent number 225501. The long type form, suspended above the platen, was inked from a divided fountain. The paper moved intermittently down the length of the form and received each color in turn.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, chromatic printing
date made
ca 1880
patent date
1880-03-16
maker
Wright, George M.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 30.5 cm x 25.6 cm; 8 7/8 in x 12 in x 10 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.225501
accession number
089797
patent number
225501
catalog number
GA*89797.225501
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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