Patent model for a method of making curved electrotype and stereotype plates

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for the manufacture of curved printing plates from flat plates, without altering the dimensions of the printing image; the invention was granted patent number 86021.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, electrotype plate making
date made
ca 1869
patent date
1869-01-19
maker
Lovejoy, Henry W.
Ferguson, James H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 13.2 cm x 17.8 cm; 1 15/16 in x 5 3/16 in x 7 in
ID Number
GA*89797.086021
accession number
089797
patent number
086021
catalog number
GA*89797.086021
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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