Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Lifting and Carrying Invalids

Maker and role
Sarah Sands (b.1849, d.1919), Patentee
Production date
Oct 29 1878
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, string, fabric, brass
Measurements
11 1/2 x 11 x 6 1/2" (29.2 x 27.9 x 16.5cm)
Description
To protect patients and nurses, Sarah Sands patented this "apparatus capable of lifting and conveying an invalid from one bed or place to another without inconvenience or injury to the patient and without strain on the part of the nurse." (Patent number: 209,519)
Object number
61.47.344
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No

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