Patent Model - Folding-Crib

Maker and role
Dwight Wilbur, Patentee
Morris Hungerford, Patentee
Production date
Nov 29 1881
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Object detail

Wood, brass
11 1/2 x 18 x 12 1/2" (29.2 x 45.7 x 31.8cm)
Wilbur and Hungerford's patent "relates to that class of cribs which are adapted to be folded for transportation, and for the purpose of saving space occupied by them when in use..." The objective of the invention is to "so construct cribs and cradles that their serviceability as such shall not be lessened by the means used or change of construction necessitated by their adaptation to being folded..." (Patent Number 250,119)
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