Patent Model - Improved Sheathing for Iron Vessels

Maker and role
Frederic Warren (British), Patentee
Production date
Apr 17 1866
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Iron, wood, copper
12 x 12 x 2 1/4" (30.5 x 30.5 x 5.7cm)
Warren's patent "consists in the combination with the iron plates of a vessel having serrated outer surfaces, of a metal sheathing having a serrated inner surface and an intermediate layer of insulating material, the serrated surfaces of the places causing the insulating material to adhere so firmly to the same as to cement the sheathing firmly to the vessel..." (Patent Number 54,083)
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