Patent Model - Paddle-Wheel
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William Gorman (b.1825, d.Unknown), Patentee
Jul 05 1859
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Iron, paint, wood
12 x 12 x 4" (30.5 x 30.5 x 10.2cm)
Gorman's patent "consists in having the paddles placed in or attached to sliding frames which are fitted between suitable guides, and arranged substantially as hereinafter shown, whereby the desired object is attained by a very simple means and without any appreciable loss of consumption of power by friction." (Patent Number 24,627)
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