Patent model for method of making autographic stencils

Patent model for method of making autographic stencils

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Description (Brief)
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a method of preparing autographic stencils in which a porous paper stencil was prepared by varnishing the face of a sheet of paper, then drawing on it with a sharp stylus. The invention was granted patent number 215833. The inventor called his process Multograph, or Stulograph. The model consists of a stencil frame and an envelope of papers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manufacture, autographic stencils
Holder, Copy
stencil manufacture, autographic stencils
Object Type
Patent Model
date made
ca 1879
patent date
1879-05-27
maker
Nickerson, Samuel S.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paper (part material)
Measurements
overall: 2 cm x 21.5 cm x 26 cm; 13/16 in x 8 7/16 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
GA.89797.215833
accession number
089797
patent number
215833
catalog number
GA*89797.215833
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Communications
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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