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
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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