Patent Model - Improvement in Ironing-Tables

Maker and role
Zebina Hibbard (b.1824, d.1901), Patentee
Production date
Mar 28 1876
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Object detail

Wood, brass
4 1/2 x 8 x 3 1/4" (11.4 x 20.3 x 8.3cm)
Hibbard's patent "consists in the construction and arrangement of an ironing-board with suitable supports, and connected to a table by the shouldered bar and cam-lever..." Additionally the board (G) on the drawing "is made of a suitable size for slipping over it the sleeves of any kind of garments to be ironed, and it is hinged at one end to the ironing-board in such a manner that it can be raised up out of the way at any time it may be desirable..." (Patent Number 175,459)
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