Patent Model - Improvement in Copy-Books

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M. Requa (b.1850, d.1923), Patentee
Eleanor Dunn, Patentee
Production date
Apr 17 1877
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7 1/4 x 5 1/2" (18.4 x 14cm)
Requa and Dunn's patent objective "is to improve copy-books for pupils in the art of writing." Their improvements include "in addition to the usual pages of set copy or words and letters to be imitated, interposed removable trial-leaves, provided with one or more lines of letters corresponding with the set copy, outlined or indicated by dots or other suitable means, and with a space for free handwriting..." (Patent Number 189,574)
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