Patent Model - Improvement in Surfaces for Printing on Metal

Maker and role
John Ronemous (b.1838, d.1906), Patentee
Production date
Oct 14 1879
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, rubber, iron
Measurements
1 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 10 1/2" (3.8 x 36.8 x 26.7cm)
13 1/2 x 9" (34.3 x 22.9cm)
Description
Ronemous' patent "relates to an improved printing-plate for applying the coloring to and ornamenting sheet metal for the manufacture of ware, such as chamber-sets, grocers' tea and spice canisters, and tin-ware of all kinds that is commonly japanned." His improvement provides a mechanical means for these decorations which were then done by workmen. (Patent Number 220,549)
Object number
2015.14.3016a-c
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