Patent Model - Paint-Distributer

Maker and role
John Whipple, Patentee
Production date
Jul 03 1883
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood,metal
Measurements
19 3/4 x 16 1/2 x 2 1/4" (50.2 x 41.9 x 5.7cm)
Description
Whipple's patent "relates to improvements in that class of paint-distributers in which the operative mechanism is driven by a current of air, and the paint is distributed by the joint action of a rapidly-moving reciprocating needle and said current of air..." (Patent Number 280,696)
Object number
2015.14.3470
Currently on display?
No

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