Object Detail


Maker and Role
Charles Brown (b.1796, d.1878), Patentee
Date
Jul 10 1860
Object Type
Media
Iron
Dimensions
1/2 x 4 1/4" (1.3 x 10.8cm)
Description
Brown's patent relates to a special construction of the multi-part wheel leaving it with "the character of a solid wheel". The invention consists of "binding the groove (a), with a shoulder (b), of greater depth than the shoulder (c), which binds the other side of the groove (a), so that a support and guide for the central plate D, will be provided during the shrinkage of the tire upon the plate..." (Patent Number 29,055)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.330a,b
Currently on Display
No
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