Patent Model - Slate Cleaner

Maker and role
Abraham Overbaugh, Patentee
Production date
Nov 27 1866
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Object detail

Wood, brass
7 x 5 1/4" (17.8 x 13.3cm)
Overbaugh's patent "consists in a sponge... attached to a circular plate by means of a rim of metal or other substance... this plate has a cup on top, with an opening in the centre through which the sponge is supplied with water, contained in a tube... closed at one end, and fitted on to the cup attached to the plate..." (Patent Number 60,045)
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