Patent model for pantographic carving machine

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an engraving pantograph, particularly intended for cutting letters from a pattern into stone; the invention was granted patent number 27827. The graver was provided with a rotating and/or a pecking motion.
Currently not on view
Object Name
machine, pantographic letter carving
date made
ca 1860
patent date
Pease, W. H.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 19.5 cm x 29.6 cm x 29.6 cm; 7 11/16 in x 11 5/8 in x 11 5/8 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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