Patent Model - Improved Nursey Lounge

Maker and role
S. Buttenheim (b.1825, d.Unknown), Patentee
Production date
Aug 27 1867
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, fabric, steel
Measurements
7 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 4 1/2" (18.4 x 31.8 x 11.4cm)
Description
Also described as an Invalid Bedstead, Buttenheim’s patent improvement “…relates to a lounge in which everything almost is contained which pertains to the comfort of a nursery. Within it are arranged a bureau, a writing-desk with shelves, a folding table, an easy chair, and a night-chair, of which either can be used at a time or more than once, as may be desired. All these devices can be concealed so that a common lounge only will be visible.” (Patent Number 68,164)
Object number
61.47.154
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No

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