Patent model for elastic underlay for printing on glass

Description (Brief):

This patent model demonstrates an invention for an elastic underlay between glass and a printing block used for printing on glass. The invention was granted patent number 170136. Model consists of numerous rubber blocks, once fixed to a base but now detached and hardened.

Date Made: ca 1875Patent Date: 1875-11-16

Patentee: Wells, Joseph L.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.89797.170136Patent Number: 170136Accession Number: 089797Catalog Number: GA*89797.170136

Object Name: manufacture, elastic underlaysUnderlayObject Type: Patent ModelOther Terms: Underlay; Printing

Physical Description: rubber (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5.7 cm x 20.2 cm x 20.1 cm; 2 1/4 in x 7 15/16 in x 7 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_998960

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