Patent Model of a Rotary Web Press

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a rotary printing press which was granted patent model number 25069. The patent details improvements to Wilkinson's press of 1853, patent number 9525.
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Object Name
patent model
press, rotary web printing
date made
ca 1859
patent date
Wilkinson, Jephtha A.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 24.3 cm x 34.8 cm x 23 cm; 9 9/16 in x 13 11/16 in x 9 1/16 in
ID Number
patent number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Industry & Manufacturing
Patent Models
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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