Patent model for method of making autographic stencils

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a method of preparing autographic stencils in which a porous paper stencil was prepared by varnishing the face of a sheet of paper, then drawing on it with a sharp stylus. The invention was granted patent number 215833. The inventor called his process Multograph, or Stulograph. The model consists of a stencil frame and an envelope of papers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, autographic stencils
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-05-27
maker
Nickerson, Samuel S.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paper (part material)
Measurements
overall: 2 cm x 21.5 cm x 26 cm; 13/16 in x 8 7/16 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
GA*89797.215833
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.215833
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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