Patent Model - Machine for Removing Bugs from Potato-Vines

Maker and role
Goodrich Risley, Patentee
Production date
Mar 23 1880
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, metal
Measurements
5 3/4 x 15 x 8" (14.6 x 38.1 x 20.3cm)
Description
Risley stated in his patent application, “The object of this invention is to furnish a new machine for removing bugs from potato vines and catching them, so that they may be so readily destroyed.” (Patent Number 225,870)
Object number
61.47.151
Currently on display?
Yes

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