Patent Model - Improvement in Toy Houses

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Samuel Russell (b.1827, d.1898), Patentee
Production date
Oct 07 1879
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Wood, metal
13 3/4 x 12 x 12" (34.9 x 30.5 x 30.5cm)
Russell's patent provides "a light, portable, and cheap play-house for children made in sections, so hinged and connected that the same can be readily set up for use, whether in the house or on a lawn, and when not in use can be easily taken down and folded together, so as to occupy but little room." (Patent number: 220,429)
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