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Elevated Oven Patent Model

Elevated Oven Patent Model

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Description
Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 3,021) of a horizontal cylindrical, elevated or stepped-back oven with a firebox for its base that attaches to a cooking or heating stove; made by Samuel B. Spaulding of Brandon, VT, and patented on March 30, 1843. Folded seams. Single damper that slides back and forth at back center underside of oven is for two flues: one surrounding the oven and the other, for when the damper is pushed in and the oven is not in use, wraps around its front half. No marks on object, but paper tags tied on with red wove ribbon and stored separately are printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oven
Date made
1843-03-30
patent date
1843-03-30
inventor
Spaulding, Samuel B.
place made
United States: Vermont, Brandon
associated place
United States: Vermont, Brandon
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 9.525 cm x 10.4775 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
DL.251513
accession number
48890
patent number
3,021
catalog number
251513
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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