Asbestos Paint


Patent model for Arza T. Lyon, “Improvement in Paint Compounds,” U.S. Patent 164,851 (June 2, 1875), assigned to The Indestructible Building Material Company of Ohio. Lyon, who lived in Cincinnati, developed an improved “asbestos mastic and paint.”

Patent Assigned To: Lyon, Arza T.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0016.3Catalog Number: 1980.16.3Accession Number: 1980.0016

Object Name: Asbestos Paint

Measurements: bottle 1: 95 mm x 42 mm; 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 inbottle 2: 102 mm x 54 mm; 4 in x 2 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_119

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