Patent Model of an Apparatus for Making Paper Stencils

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a stretcher frame for holding sheets of paper while multiple stencil designs were cut in them with a jigsaw. That patent was granted patent number 211988.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
apparatus, making paper stencils
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-02-04
maker
Gifford, John Z.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements
overall: 4.5 cm x 27 cm x 29 cm; 1 3/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 11 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*89797.211988
accession number
089797
patent number
211988
catalog number
GA*89797.211988
subject
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Communications
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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