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Furnace Patent Model

Furnace Patent Model

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Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 158,954) of a coal-burning, hot-air furnace that can be used as either a surface or base burner, made by James A. Lawson of Troy, NY, and patented on January 19, 1875. No marks. No patent tags.
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Object Name
furnace, model
Date made
patent date
Lawson, James A.
place made
United States: New York, Troy
associated place
United States: New York, Troy
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
overall: 8 3/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 21.2725 cm x 10.795 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
catalog number
patent number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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