Patent Model for an Inking Apparatus for Color Printing

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an inking apparatus for color printing; the invention was granted patent number 79910. The press combines two forms on the bed of a press, one to be printed in a single color, and the other in bands of several colors. Double sheets were printed, rotated, and printed again.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1868
patent date
Hunt, Joshua
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 12.3 cm x 15.2 cm x 26 cm; 4 13/16 in x 6 in x 10 1/4 in
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Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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