Object Detail


Maker and Role
Julius Striedinger, Patentee
Date
Jun 16 1874
Object Type
Media
Brass, paper
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 1 1/4" (22.2 x 3.2cm)
Description
Striedinger's patent is an "Improved Cartridge for Destroying Buildings" whose objective is "to facilitate the destruction of buildings in populated cities and towns during extensive conflagrations, to enable the fire department to arrest the progress of the flames in case of danger to other structures..." (Patent Number 152,053)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.1761a-c
Currently on Display
Yes
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