Patent Model - Glass Prism-Plate

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Godfrey Fugman, Patentee
Production date
Jun 27 1899
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Wood, paper
3 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1" (8.3 x 10.8 x 2.5cm)
Fugman's patent "relates to a glass plate adapted for use as a window-glass or for some analogous purpose, the object being to refract large quantities of brilliant light into interiors in the most useful direction." It consists of "a glass plate having one side made up of a plurality of rows of angular-faced prismatic lugs which are shaped..." (Patent Number 627,848)
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