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Maker:
Lorenz, William A.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 23.5 cm x 25 cm; 11 in x 9 1/4 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
machine, type distributing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Date made:
ca 1876
Patent date:
1876-03-21
Description (Brief):
This patent model demonstrates an invention for a typesetting machine which was granted patent number 174916. The type was stored vertically in channels, and was dropped piece by piece down converging tracks behind a glass panel, and assembled in a long line in a raceway at the bottom. The line was divided and space-fitted by a second operator. As with Lorenz's first patent, the rights were assigned indirectly to Henry Burr.
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
GA.89797.174916
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
174916
Catalog number:
GA*89797.174916
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d066-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_766723