George W. N. Yost Typewriter Patent Model

George W. N. Yost Typewriter Patent Model

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Description
This typewriter patent model was used by George W.N. Yost in his patent application that received patent number 401,990 on April 23rd 1889. The patent covered a variety of improvements in typewriting machines, including allowing a user to supply an omission or make a correction in the printing, and an indicator for to alert the typist when they were reaching the end of a line.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model, typewriter
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
typewriter; patent model, typewriter; Standard; Manual
date made
1889
patent date
1889-04-23
inventor
Yost, George W. N.
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in x 12 in x 10 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
ME.308637
catalog number
308637
patent number
401,990
401,990
accession number
89797
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Typewriters
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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