Patent Model - Improvement in Easels

Maker and role
Francis Frost, Patentee
Production date
Jun 05 1877
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, brass
Measurements
11 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 4 1/2" (28.6 x 28.6 x 11.4cm)
Description
Intended for artists, Frost's patent improves easels "by the addition of a novel device, by which the canvas can be easily and quickly raised and lowered, and which device will keep the canvas steady at any height to which it may be raised or lowered." (Patent number: 191,579)
Object number
61.47.631
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No

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