Patent model for elastic underlay for printing on glass

Patent model for elastic underlay for printing on glass

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an elastic underlay between glass and a printing block used for printing on glass. The invention was granted patent number 170136. Model consists of numerous rubber blocks, once fixed to a base but now detached and hardened.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1875
patent date
1875-11-16
patentee
Wells, Joseph L.
Physical Description
rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.7 cm x 20.2 cm x 20.1 cm; 2 1/4 in x 7 15/16 in x 7 15/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.170136
patent number
170136
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.170136
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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