Parlor Stove Patent Model


Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 7,973) of an air-tight Franklin stove, made by Rensselaer D. Granger of Albany, NY, and patented on March 11, 1851; painted black. Vertical rectangular stove has lattice- and fretwork on front, top and sides; two rows of vertical slots on back. Bottom parts of stove are broken off and stored with object; grate and sliding damper missing. No marks on object, but old paper tags inside firebox and stored separately are printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.

Patent drawing illustrates stove on a scroll-sided hearth on four scrolled legs.

Date Made: 1851-03-11Patent Date: 1851-03-11

Inventor: Granger, Rensselaer D.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, AlbanyAssociated Place: United States: New York, Albany

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.251495Catalog Number: 251495Patent Number: 7,973Accession Number: 48890

Object Name: stove, parlor

Physical Description: wood (overall material)paint (overall material)metal (flue material)Measurements: overall: 6 5/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 16.8275 cm x 8.5725 cm


Record Id: nmah_311774

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