Patent model for rubber plates or dies for printing

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for rubber plates in which a relief-printing plate of vulcanized rubber was molded directly from an intaglio--but right-reading--image etched into stone or metal. This invention was granted patent number 154230; the model consists of two mounted rubber plates.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, rubber plates or dies
date made
ca 1874
patent date
1874-08-18
maker
Dickson, John
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.4 cm x 9.2 cm x 5.3 cm; 15/16 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.154230
accession number
089797
patent number
154230
catalog number
GA*89797.154230
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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