Object Detail


Maker and Role
David Lithgow (b.1822, d.1884), Patentee
Description
The object of Lithgow's patent "is the employment of ordinary gas, introduced into the interior of the iron by a flexible tube, for the heating of the iron while used for smoothing purposes." (Patent number: 21,891)
Collection
E. Tunnicliff Fox Collection
Date
Oct 26 1858
Currently on Display
Yes
Object No
61.47.250

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