Patent Model - Improvement in Towel-Driers

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Selim Grout, Patentee
Production date
Mar 16 1869
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Wood, steel, brass
1 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2" (3.5 x 14 x 11.4cm)
Grout explains that his apparatus "is to be applied to the upright part of a stove-funnel, and over a stove, it being for the purpose of supporting towels, clothes, or other articles for being dried or heated by the heat radiated from such funnel or stove." (Patent Number 87,843)
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