Patent model for crystallotypes

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for crystallotypes, textured printed surfaces made from crystalline surfaces, which were used for security printing; the invention was granted patent number 209521. This invention produced crystallotype plates by means of electrotyping. The model consists of an electrotyped block.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1878
patent date
1878-10-29
maker
Schedler, Joseph
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 18 cm x 24.1 cm; in x 7 1/16 in x 9 1/2 in
ID Number
GA.89797.209521
patent number
209521
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.209521
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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