Patent Model of a Pantograph

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a pantograph which was granted patent number 222798. The patent details the arrangement of scales and adjustment devices on a pantograph, particularly intended for use by tailors and dressmakers.

Date Made: ca 1879Patent Date: 1879-12-23

Maker: Schnoor, John J. F.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Patent Models, Graphic Arts, Pantographs, Work, Communications, Industry & Manufacturing, Patent Models


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.222798Patent Number: 222798Accession Number: 089797Catalog Number: GA*89797.222798

Object Name: manufacture, pantographObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.3 cm x 27 cm x 27.5 cm; 2 1/2 in x 10 5/8 in x 10 13/16 in


Record Id: nmah_998807

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.