Patent model for folding chair

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an inexpensive chair that could be arranged in an upright or reclining position, or folded up for storage or shipping. The invention was granted patent number 268941.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; chair, folding
date made
ca 1882
patent date
1882-12-12
patentee
Sands, Weimer G.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31 cm x 25.5 cm x 14 cm; 12 3/16 in x 10 1/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
GA*89797.268941
patent number
268941
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.268941
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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