Patent Model for a Flatbed Cylinder Printing Press

Patent Model for a Flatbed Cylinder Printing Press

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvements in the printing press; the invention was granted patent number 4025. The patent details improvements in feed and delivery, in raising the cylinder, and in stopping the bed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
patent model; press, printing; press, drum-cylinder, hoe
date made
ca 1845
patent date
1845-05-01
maker
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29.8 cm x 30 cm x 50.6 cm; 11 3/4 in x 11 13/16 in x 19 15/16 in
ID Number
GA.11016
catalog number
GA*11016
patent number
004025
accession number
48865
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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