Patent Model for Ink Fountains for Printing Presses

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an ink fountain for printing presses which was granted patent number 194218. The patent provided a way of controlling the flow of ink from the fountain, and avoiding the accumulation of lint on the doctor blade.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, ink fountains
date made
ca 1877
patent date
1877-08-14
maker
Campbell, Andrew
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 18.3 cm x 18 cm; 11 in x 7 3/16 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.194218
accession number
089797
patent number
194218
catalog number
GA*89797.194218
subject
Work
Communications
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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