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Patent model for drawing and shading pictures

Patent model for drawing and shading pictures

Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for an improvement on known methods of shading lithographic drawings with molded gelatine sheets, as by the Ben Day method. The invention was granted patent number 432994.
Currently not on view
Object Name
process, drawing and shading lithographic drawings
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1890
patent date
Fausel, Daniel
Physical Description
gelatine (overall material)
overall: 1.5 cm x 16 cm x 21 cm; 9/16 in x 6 5/16 in x 8 1/4 in
ID Number
accession number
patent number
catalog number
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Patent Models, Graphic Arts
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Patent Models
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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