Patent Model - Improvement in Boats for Duck-Shooting
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Robert Bogle (b.1819, d.1860), Patentee
May 05 1857
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Wood, fabric, metal
9 1/2 x 19 x 11 3/4" (24.1 x 48.3 x 29.8cm)
Bogle's patent was an improvement to "a low floating boat or battery for trailing and shooting duck and other water-fowl, in which the gunner is secreted, as well as the boat, and protected from the surrounding water, while he can propel the boat toward the game by his feet and legs..." (Patent number: 17,192)
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