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John Upton and William H. Kline's 1872 School Desk Patent Model

John Upton and William H. Kline's 1872 School Desk Patent Model

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
model
desk model
date made
1872
associated date
1869
patent date
1872-06-11
patentee
Upham, John
Kline, William H.
transfer
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
inventor
Upham, John
Kline, William H.
associated place
United States: Ohio, Eaton
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 20.955 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
CL.65.0417
catalog number
65.417
accession number
249602
patent number
127,940
subject
Education
Patent Models
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Cultural and Community Life: Education
Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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