Patent Model for Stereoteype Matrices

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for creating stereotype matrices; the invention was granted patent number 119537. The patent describes an apparatus for stamping separate letters into soft materials to make electrotype or stereotype molds, or for stamping letters into wood.

Date Made: ca 1871Patent Date: 1871-10-03

Maker: Shiland, Alexander

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.119537Patent Number: 119537Accession Number: 089797Catalog Number: GA*89797.119537

Object Name: manufacture, stereotype matricesObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 cm x 22.2 cm x 20.5 cm; 3 9/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 8 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_998756

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