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Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a platen printing press. The patent details an improvement on Edward Gilman's earlier press, patent number 203335, with better inking and impression mechanisms.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
press, platen printing
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-03-04
maker
Gilman, Edward L.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 11.7 cm x 19 cm; 5 1/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
GA.89797.212922
patent number
212922
accession number
089797
catalog number
GA*89797.212922
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Industry & Manufacturing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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