Preparing aluminum plates for surface printing

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a method of cleaning and surfacing aluminum plates to give them a better printing surface. The invention was granted patent number 590966.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
process, aluminum plate preparation
date made
ca 1897
patent date
1897-10-05
patentee
Cornwall, George R.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 cm x 18.4 cm x 32 cm; 3/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 12 5/8 in
ID Number
GA*89797.590966
accession number
089797
patent number
590966
catalog number
GA*89797.590966
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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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