Patent Model - Improved Carpet-Cleaning Machine
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Theodor Luke, Patentee
Mar 23 1869
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Wood, fabric, leather, string
12 x 11 1/2 x 12" (30.5 x 29.2 x 30.5cm)
Luke's patent "relates to machines for cleaning and dusting carpets, mattings, and floor or other cloths; and the nature of the said invention is, first in the adaptation of a suitable apron of hooks and ropes for attaching the carpets to the winding drums or rollers, so that all parts of the carpet may reach the surface of the beater-action..." (Patent number: 88,188)
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