Patent Model - Improvement in Folding Rocking-Chairs

Maker and role
Ephraim Tucker, Patentee
Edward Vaill, Assignee
Production date
Jun 18 1878
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Wood, brass
7 1/2 x 5 x 7" (19.1 x 12.7 x 17.8cm)
Tucker's patent "consists in the combination in a folding rocking-chair, of rockers pivoted at the sides of the front legs, a back-frame composed of cross-rails and side pieces, to which latter the front legs are pivoted, a seat-frame, forming also the back legs, which frame is hinged to the lower ends of the back-frame and united by links to the rockers, and suspending-links from the front legs to support the seat frames." (Patent Number 205,015)
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