Patent Model - Improvement in Signs

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Henry Blowney (b.1828, d.1879), Patentee
Production date
Mar 21 1876
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Wood, brass, metal
9 x 13 3/4 x 4" (22.9 x 34.9 x 10.2cm)
Henry Blowney's patent "is an improvement in 'storm-signs' of that class, which allow a free passage of the air through them; and its object is to make such a sign ornamental and at the same time to preserve a perfect outline of the letters, characters, or figures." (Patent number: 175,017)
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