Patent Model - Apparatus for Drying Clothes

Maker and role
Stephen Woodward (b.1822), Patentee
Stephen Woodward (b.1822), Assignee
Joseph Nelson (b.1821), Assignee
A.C Carroll (b.1826), Assignee
Production date
Nov 21 1854
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Wood, brass
12 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 7 1/2" (31.8 x 36.8 x 19.1cm)
Woodward's improved clothes dryer patent is constructed "so as to enable the series of arms not only to rotate on the post but to be elevated and depressed as described and so as to remove the clothes out of the way of a person and to carry them into higher atmospheric currents..." (Patent Number 11,985)
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