Object Detail


Maker and Role
Henry Grant, Patentee
Date
Jul 07 1879
Object Type
Media
Brass, metal, wod
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 4 1/2" (24.8 x 18.1 x 11.4cm)
Description
Grant's patent "relates to a machine for mechanically writing, printing, embossing, stencilling, or otherwise marking upon a proper surface the letters, figures, punctuation-marks, or other characters which constitute written language, by means of elementary lines, curves, and dots formed on the end of types bundled or nested together in a prearranged manner, so that the said marks will bear certain relations to each other with respect to the position in the monogram formed by all of the marks as grouped together." (Patent number 217,210)
Collection
E. Tunnicliff Fox Collection
Object No
61.47.358
Currently on Display
No
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