Patent Model - Improvement in Bed-Bottoms

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William Cooke, Patentee
Production date
May 28 1872
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Wood, fabric, wire
8 1/2 x 12 x 9 1/4" (21.6 x 30.5 x 23.5cm)
Cooke's Improvement in Bed-Bottoms patent focuses on "the construction and arrangement of the bed-bottom...several advantages, one of the most important of which is that it accommodates itself to the contour of the person resting upon it..." (Patent number: 127,152)
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