Patent Model - Improvement in Dish-Drainers

Maker and role
Jane Fox, Patentee
Production date
Feb 23 1875
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Metal
Measurements
6 x 9 1/2 x 7" (15.2 x 24.1 x 17.8cm)
Description
Fox's patent "consists in the construction and arrangement of an apparatus for washing and draining dishes, glassware, knives, forks, &c...Dishes to be washed are placed in the drainer B, and hot water poured over them, which water removes the grease, &c. from the dishes, and passes with same through the perforations x into the pan A. These perforations being small, the steam will not pass up through them again...The dishes by this method will become perfectly clean and dry without the use of dish-cloths or towels, thus obviating a source of great annoyance in large families." (Patent Number 160,176)
Object number
2015.14.1897a-c
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No
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