Patent Model of a Newspaper Files

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for a folding wall-desk for newspaper reading and storage. The invention was granted patent number 173047.

Date Made: ca 1876Patent Date: 1876-02-01

Maker: Noble, H. Shaw

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.173047Accession Number: 089797Patent Number: 173047Catalog Number: GA*89797.173047

Object Name: manufacture, newspaper filesFile, NewspaperObject Type: Patent Model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (inside material)Measurements: overall: 6 cm x 19 cm x 30.5 cm; 2 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 12 in


Record Id: nmah_998940

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