Patent model for the art of decorating wood and other opaque bodies

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for the art of decorating wood and other opaque bodies; for coating the surface, for decorating with bright metal foil, or polished metal, then painting and lacquering over that metallic base to produce brilliancy in the design. The invention was granted patent number 333127.
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Object Name
apparatus, decorating
date made
ca 1885
patent date
Hyland, William
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
overall: 3 cm x 12.7 cm x 10.2 cm; 1 3/16 in x 5 in x 4 in
ID Number
accession number
patent number
catalog number
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Patent Models
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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