Patent Model of an Intaglio Plate Printing Machine

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for an intaglio printing press, which was granted patent number 210116. The patent describes a plate wiping mechanism that reproduced the sweeping movement of the human hand. The wiping cloth was in lengths travelling from one storage roller to another, always offering a fresh portion to the plate. Constant Guy was from Paris, France.

Date Made: ca 1878Patent Date: 1878-11-19

Maker: Guy, Constant A.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.210116Accession Number: 8979789797Patent Number: 210116Catalog Number: GA*89797.210116

Object Name: patent modelmachine, plate printingObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)cloth (part material)Measurements: overall: 29 cm x 28.2 cm x 26.5 cm; 11 7/16 in x 11 1/8 in x 10 7/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1096370

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