Handle from a Bed Warmer

Handle from a Bed Warmer

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Description
Turned wooden handle from a patent model (U.S. Patent No. 146,577) of a bed warmer, made by Job Crockett of Portsmouth, OH, and patented on January 20, 1874. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
handle, bed warmer
Object Type
Patent Model
patent date
1874-01-20
place made
United States: Ohio, Portsmouth
Physical Description
maple (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
DL.251772
catalog number
251772
accession number
48890
patent number
146577
subject
Heating
Patent Models
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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