Dust Pan Patent Model

Dust Pan Patent Model

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Description (Brief)
Rennie described her only patented invention, for a “Dust Pan,” as having a “peculiar construction” which would assist with “Sweeping Stairs and Floors of Apartments.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Pan, Dust
pan, dust
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
1877
patent date
1877-05-29
patent reissue date
1877-08-28
inventor
Rennie, Sarah M.
associated place
United States: New York, Binghamton
Physical Description
iron, tinned sheet (overall material)
paint (overall material)
paper (label on apron material)
ink (label on apron material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 30 cm x 19.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 11 13/16 in x 7 11/16 in
ID Number
DL.65.0477
catalog number
65.0477
patent number
191,368
accession number
249602
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Work
Domestic Furnishings
Patent Models
Invention and the Patent Model
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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