Patent Model for a Hand Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a small self-inking card press which was granted patent number 17405. A traveling frame carried the inking and impression rollers across the fixed type bed and ink plate.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1857
patent date
1857-05-26
maker
Learned, S. D.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.3 cm x 30.1 cm x 15.8 cm; 3 11/16 in x 11 7/8 in x 6 1/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.017405
accession number
089797
patent number
017405
catalog number
GA*89797.017405
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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