Patent Model - Improvement in Material for Transferring Colors in Calico-Printing

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Charles Broquette (French), Patentee
Production date
Apr 15 1851
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1 x 10 x 4 1/2" (2.5 x 25.4 x 11.4cm)
Broquette's patent "consists, first, in using azotized matter, slaked lime, and oil to compose a mastic fit for applying to such substances as aforesaid the colors which are incorporated in the said mastic, which mastic thus colored and being applied to the substances by the usual means in printing is there retained in a certain degree of insolubility, which it acquires by its desiccation and the action of the steaming and of the lime..." (Patent Number 8,035)
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