Patent model for painting on translucent surfaces

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a method of painting on a sheet of glass coated with linseed oil and ground silica, which gave a luminous appearance to the painting. The invention was granted patent number 5495. The inventor named the process Tachygraphic Painting. J. Bishop Hall of Philadelphia may have been the same as the John Bishop Hall of New York whose invention is also listed here.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1848
patent date
1848-03-28
maker
Hall, J. Bishop
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 38 cm x 54 cm; 1 9/16 in x 14 15/16 in x 21 1/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.005495
accession number
089797
patent number
005495
005495
catalog number
GA*89797.005495
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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