Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Illustrating Waves
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Chester Lyman (b.1815, d.1890), Patentee
Nov 19 1867
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Wood, paper, wire
7 1/2 x 13 x 4" (19.1 x 33 x 10.2cm)
Lyman's patent creates an instrument which "serves to exemplify the motions of particles of water among themselves, when acted upon by gravity and the wind, the combined operations of such forces producing what are termed 'waves'." (Patent Number 71,190)
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