Object Detail


Maker and Role
Charles Duprez (French), Patentee
Date
Jan 16 1877
Place
Object Type
Media
Iron, brass
Dimensions
12 x 9 x 10" (30.5 x 22.9 x 25.4cm)
Description
Duprez's patent "has for its object the employment, in machines or apparatus for separating burgeons or sprouts, or other foreign bodies adhering to grain, of brushes, arranged either vertically or horizontally, but actuated to have a reciprocating movement, and arranged so as to receive the grain to be cleansed between them, in order to remove therefrom by friction the germs or sprouts which adhere thereto." (Patent Number 186,328)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.2313a,b
Currently on Display
No
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