Patent Model of a Bed-and-Platen Printing Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a perfecting machine with two printing plates, two platens, and a rotary carrier to convey the paper between them; the invention was granted patent number 14558.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model
press, printing
date made
ca 1856
patent date
1856-04-01
maker
Folsom, George F.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.5 cm x 29.8 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 5/8 in x 11 3/4 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.014558
accession number
089797
patent number
014558
014558
catalog number
GA*89797.014558
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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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