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Alcohol-Burning Heating Stove Patent Model

Alcohol-Burning Heating Stove Patent Model

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Description
Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 6,107) of an alcohol-burning heating stove made by Thomas K. Anderson of Painted Post, NY, and patented on February 13, 1849. Consists of a reservoir barrel with covered cylindrical gas chamber on top from which a curved supply pipe runs to the bottom opening of an open-ended tapered cylinder placed at the center of the reservoir; an additional U-shaped pipe extends from the gas chamber to tube top. Soft-soldered folded and lapped seams. Supply pipe broken off. One barrel support bent. No marks on object, but a darkened paper tag, torn in half, with purple wove ribbon that is stored with object is printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stove, heating
Date made
1849-02-13
patent date
1849-02-13
inventor
Anderson, Thomas K.
place made
United States: New York, Painted Post
associated place
United States: New York, Painted Post
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
copper wire (stopcock handles material)
Measurements
overall: 8 5/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 21.9075 cm x 10.795 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
DL.251773
catalog number
251773
patent number
6,107
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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