Patent Model - Improvement in Means for Fastening the Back and Seat Strips of School-Desks and Settees

Maker and role
John Childs (b.1852, d.1925), Patentee
Production date
Nov 21 1876
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Wood, iron, brass
10 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2" (27.3 x 11.4 x 6.4cm)
Childs' patent "has relation to means for fastening the strips on the backs and seats of school-desks, settees, and other analogous articles; and it consists mainly in the construction and novel arrangement, in connection with an arm or standard of the frame, of an anchor-hook or shanked fastening, adapted to engage with a recess or recesses in one or both of the contiguous edges of adjacent strips,..." (Patent Number 184,589)
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