Patent Model - Paint-Distributer

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John Whipple (b.1821, d.1898), Patentee
Production date
Jan 22 1884
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Wood, metal
29 x 17 x 2" (73.7 x 43.2 x 5.1cm)
Whipple's patent "relates to that class of machines used to distribute pigments in fine-art painting, and has for its object to improve the manner of attaching to the wind-wheel the pitman which operates the needle-operating arm, the manner of connecting the needle-operating arm to the pitman, the manner of supporting the needle-operating arm, the manner of attaching the needle to said arm, the manner of supporting and guiding the bow-needle, the manner of regulating the stroke of the needle, and the construction of both needles..." (Patent Number 292,189)
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