Patent Model - Improvement in Sun-Stroke Protectors for Head-Coverings
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Hellwig Prevot (b.1826, d.Unknown), Patentee
Jun 13 1871
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Fabric, elastic, metal
7 3/4 x 18 1/4 x 10 3/4" (19.7 x 46.4 x 27.3cm)
The purpose of Prevot's patent is "To cool the heads of men and animals during hot weather, protect them from the rays of the sun, and , at the same time, keeping the moisture of the cooling substance reaching away from the skin..." (Patent number 115,894)
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