Patent Model of a Typesetting Machine

Patent Model of a Typesetting Machine

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for improvements to typesetting machines, specifically in the control of type traveling from storage channels to assembly point. The invention was granted patent number 244723. Both Patentees Lorenz and Johnson had a financial interest in the Burr typesetting machine (see Lorenz's earlier patents).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model; machine, type setting
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1881
patent date
1881-07-19
maker
Lorenz, William A.
Johnson, Louis K.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 29.5 cm x 18 cm; 8 1/4 in x 11 5/8 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
GA.89797.244723
patent number
244723
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.244723
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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