Patent model for painting on translucent surfaces

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a method of painting on a sheet of glass coated with linseed oil and ground silica, which gave a luminous appearance to the painting. The invention was granted patent number 5495. The inventor named the process Tachygraphic Painting. J. Bishop Hall of Philadelphia may have been the same as the John Bishop Hall of New York whose invention is also listed here.

Date Made: ca 1848Patent Date: 1848-03-28

Maker: Hall, J. Bishop

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.005495Accession Number: 089797Patent Number: 005495005495Catalog Number: GA*89797.005495

Object Name: patent modelmachine, printing translucent surfacesApparatus?apparatus, printing odd surfacesmachine, printing on translucent surfacesObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 cm x 38 cm x 54 cm; 1 9/16 in x 14 15/16 in x 21 1/4 in


Record Id: nmah_998922

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