Patent Model - Improved Couch or Cradle

Maker and role
A. Blood, Patentee
J. Blood, Patentee
F. Pope, Patentee
Production date
Aug 11 1868
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Wood, brass
7 1/2 x 11 x 5" (19.1 x 27.9 x 12.7cm)
Blood, Blood and Pope's patent's objective "is to construct an elastic basket-like couch-body, and so to hang such couch, upon suitable standards or other supports, that is shall be capable of receiving peculiar vertical vibratory, undulating, or tossing movements, resembling the motions of a nurse's arms, and also to admit of being swung laterally, when desired." (Patent Number 80,801)
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