Patent Model - Improvement in Bed-Bottom and Fire-Escape

Maker and role
Frederick Swinden, Patentee
Alfred Buxton, Patentee
Production date
Jan 07 1879
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Wood, iron
1 x 6 5/8 x 4 7/16" (2.5 x 16.8 x 11.2cm)
The object of Swinden and Buxton's invention "is to so construct the bottom of bedsteads used in large hotels, hospitals, and other frequented places that in case of fire the bed-bottoms can be readily converted into convenient fire-escapes." (Patent Number 211,275)
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