Patent Model - Improved Hospital-Bedstead

Maker and role
Anthony Iske (American, b.1832, d.Post 1920), Patentee
Anthony Iske (American, b.1832, d.Post 1920), Assignee
Benjamin Mishler, Assignee
Production date
Apr 28 1868
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Brass, wood, fabric
8 x 11 1/2 x 6 1/2" (20.3 x 29.2 x 16.5cm)
3/4lbs (0.34kg)
Iske's patent is an improvement of his earlier hospital bedstead patent number 49,412 dated August 15, 1865. This improvement "consists in providing a means to enable an invalid to be relieved from the calls of nature without exertion on his part; and with ease to the attendants, and, to facilitate the regulating or raising and lowering of the patient's head and shoulders, and other minor additions and changes." (Patent Number 77,193)
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