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Thomas Hart Benton Turner and Horace A. Logan's 1880 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

Thomas Hart Benton Turner and Horace A. Logan's 1880 School Desk and Seat Patent Model

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Description
Thomas Hart Benton Turner and Horace Archy Logan from Clinton, Missouri, received a U.S. patent for an improved school desk. Patent no. 231509 was issued on August 24, 1880.
The dark wooden model is currently broken in four pieces and in poor condition.
We are not aware of any additional information about the inventor/patentee.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
school desk
model
desk model
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
1880
patent date
1880-08-24
associated date
1869
patentee
Turner, Thomas H. B.
Logan, Horace Archy
transfer
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
inventor
Turner, Thomas H. B.
Logan, Horace Archy
referenced in patent specifications
United States: Missouri, Clinton
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
CL.249602.585
catalog number
249602.585
accession number
249602
patent number
231,509
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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