Patent Model - Improved Construction of Lightning-Rods

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Jacob Patterson (b.1826, d.1885), Patentee
Production date
Jul 31 1860
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Metal, paint
11 1/2 x 6 x 10" (29.2 x 15.2 x 25.4cm)
Patterson's patent "consists in combining the water-spout or the water-spout and gutter of a building with a lightning-rod... so as to save expense and avoid the disfigurement of the walls by the numerous attachments required in the usual mode of erecting lightning-rods and spouts separate from each other." (Patent Number 29,398)
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