Patent Model - Improvement in Picture-Frame Hangers

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Seneca Dobbs (d.1920), Patentee
William Brayton, Patentee
Production date
Apr 28 1874
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20 1/4 x 16 1/2 x 2 1/4" (51.4 x 41.9 x 5.7cm)
For picture frames and mirrors, Dobbs and Brayton's patent "consists of a device which can be applied in the angle between the ceiling and wall, the same being self-attaching by means of an expanding attachment, which spreads the arms. The invention further consists in combining with such a device a portable molding or shield, which covers the device from sight, and presents a pleasing appearance to the eye." (Patent Number 150,230)
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