Object Detail


Maker and Role
Amos Sargent, Patentee
Date
Aug 18 1868
Object Type
Media
Brass, lacquered steel
Dimensions
6 x 11 5/8 x 5 3/4" (15.2 x 29.5 x 14.6cm)
Description
Sargent's patent is for "a mechanism for steering all kinds of sailing-vessels and steamers, arranged in such a manner as to diminish the effect of violent blows from the sea on the rudder...." (Patent number: 81,114)
Collection
E. Tunnicliff Fox Collection
Object No
61.47.150
Currently on Display
No
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