Invention for Improvement in Rotary Printing Presses

Invention for Improvement in Rotary Printing Presses

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an improvement on Hoe's rotary printing press; the invention was granted patent number 5199. The patent includes improvements to the inking apparatus, the use of a portion of the type cylinder for ink distribution, and locking type to the cylinder with tapering rules.
Object Name
patent model; press, printing
Object Type
Patent Model
Other Terms
patent model; press, printing; rotary press; presses
date made
ca 1847
patent date
1847-07-24
inventor
Hoe, Richard March
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 22 in x 9 in; 35.56 cm x 55.88 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
GA.11017
accession number
48865
catalog number
GA*11017
patent number
5199
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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