Patent Model - Improvement in Hot-Water Heating Apparatus

Maker and role
Charles Rice (b.1834, d.1914), Patentee
Production date
Sep 23 1879
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Iron, brass, paint
Measurements
9 x 11 1/4 x 4" (22.9 x 28.6 x 10.2cm)
Description
Rice's patent is intended "to utilize the waste heat from open fire-places in houses, for the purpose of heating other parts of the building. The invention consists in a fire-place having grate, a water-box, a flue, and a coil of pipes, the box being connected with radiators by circulating pipes..." (Patent Number 219,978)
Object number
2015.14.2996a,b
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