Patent Model - Improved Washing-Machine

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Fabius Lawton, Patentee
Fabius Lawton, Assignee
David Prosser, Assignee
Joshua Cheney, Assignee
Production date
Oct 26 1869
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Wood, iron
13 x 13 x 7" (33 x 33 x 17.8cm)
Lawton assigned his rights to himself, David W. Prosser, and Joshua Cheney, of same place. His patent consists of a "tub or box, of an oblong form, supported upon legs, and lined with zinc, so as to render it water-tight. Within this tub, and upon the bottom, is placed a horizontal frame, B, consisting of two side bars, united at their ends, between which is secured the ordinary concave bed of rollers..." (Patent Number 96,123)
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