Patent Model - Improvement in Lasts

Maker and role
Mrs. Moulton (b.1841, d.1915), Patentee
Production date
Mar 14 1876
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3 x 8 x 2" (7.6 x 20.3 x 5.1cm)
Mrs. Moulton's patent provides "a last for constructing boots and shoes in such form that the boot or shoe made thereon will not cramp or distort the foot; and to this end, it consists in forming the last so that the inside line from the heel to the end of the great toe shall be parallel with a line running through the center of the foot from heel to toe, excepting where the last is hollowed out on the bottom at the hollow of the foot." (Patent Number 174,635)
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