Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Lifting and Carrying Invalids
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Sarah Sands (b.1849, d.1919), Patentee
Oct 29 1878
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Wood, string, fabric, brass
11 1/2 x 11 x 6 1/2" (29.2 x 27.9 x 16.5cm)
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)
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