Patent model for rubber plates or dies for printing

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
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
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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