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Cooking Stove Patent Model

Cooking Stove Patent Model

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Description
Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 99,613) of a swelled-front cooking stove with sliding double doors and a grate that moves laterally and swings down using the wooden handle for easy ash disposal; made by Alexander White of Geneseo, IL, and patented on February 8, 1870. Painted black. No marks on object, but three paper tags with red and purple wove ribbon are printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stove, cooking
Date made
1870-02-08
patent date
1870-02-08
inventor
White, Alexander
place made
United States: Illinois, Geneseo
associated place
United States: Illinois, Geneseo
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
paint (exterior finish material)
wood (handle material)
iron wire (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 6 5/8 in x 10 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 16.8275 cm x 27.305 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
DL.251521
catalog number
251521
patent number
99,613
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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