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Cooking Stove Patent Model

Cooking Stove Patent Model

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Description
Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 2,404) of a stationary stove on three strap legs with an elevated oven that slides in grooves along the sides of the stove top; made by Eli C. Robinson of Troy, NY, and patented on December 30, 1841. Oven is held in place by a fixed frame with shared smoke pipe; common damper allows oven and stove to be used alone or together. Two circular holes for cooking vessels are exposed when oven is pushed back. Soft soldered lapped seams. Maker's name stamped in roman letters across stove door. Torn, darkened paper tag stored with object is printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stove, cooking
Date made
1841-12-30
patent date
1841-12-30
inventor
Robinson, Eli C.
place made
United States: New York, Troy
associated place
United States: New York, Troy
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 11.43 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
DL.251515
catalog number
251515
patent number
2,404
accession number
48890
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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