Patent model for a method of making curved electrotype and stereotype plates

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for the manufacture of curved printing plates from flat plates, without altering the dimensions of the printing image; the invention was granted patent number 86021.

Date Made: ca 1869Patent Date: 1869-01-19

Maker: Lovejoy, Henry W.Ferguson, James H.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.086021Accession Number: 089797Patent Number: 086021Catalog Number: GA*89797.086021

Object Name: Apparatus?manufacture, electrotype plate makingObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 cm x 13.2 cm x 17.8 cm; 1 15/16 in x 5 3/16 in x 7 in


Record Id: nmah_998875

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