Cyrus Avery Horse-Power Patent Model

Cyrus Avery Horse-Power Patent Model

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Description (Brief)
Cyrus Avery received a patent in 1860 for his horse-power machine. This patent model depicts the mechanism that converts “horse-power” (a horse was connected by a pole to the mechanism turning the gear) which would power machines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
model
ID Number
1987.0129.01
accession number
1987.0129
catalog number
1987.0129.01
Credit Line
Gift of Clarence B. Avery
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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