Patent Model - Improvement in Invalid-Bedsteads

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James Lovins, Patentee
Hiram Gibson, Patentee
Production date
Jul 02 1878
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Wood, leather
5 1/2 x 8 x 4 3/4" (14 x 20.3 x 12.1cm)
Lovins and Gibson's patent "consists in the construction and arrangement of an invalid-couch..." "With this apparatus, which is intended principally for hospital purposes, we can move a patient in any position required, turn from side to side, place him in an inclined or nearly perpendicular position, and raise his head and body." (Patent Number 205,659)
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