Patent Model - Improved Spring-Bedstead

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Robert Roberts (b.1835, d.1905), Patentee
Production date
Nov 05 1867
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Brass, fabric, steel, wood
10 x 14 1/2 x 8 1/2" (25.4 x 36.8 x 21.6cm)
Robert Roberts's patent improves this bedstead in the following way in order to adapt it for "use as an invalid-bed, the end G is made with a frame enclosing the springs, and hinged to the inner frame C by hinges H, fastened to the upper face thereof, so that the entire head-piece may be elevated to any desired angle…” (Patent number 70,618)
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