Patent Model - Improvement in Inking Apparatus for Printing-Presses

Maker and role
Calvert Cottrell, Patentee
Production date
Feb 01 1876
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Wood, brass, steel
Measurements
4 x 7 1/8 x 4 1/2" (10.2 x 18.1 x 11.4cm)
Description
Cottrell's invention "relates to certain new and useful improvements in the inking apparatus or mechanism in printing-presses, and particularly to that kind in which the vibrator, or vibrating distributer, is rotated by a positive motion, derived primarily from the reciprocatory bed of the press." (Patent Number 172,975)
Object number
2015.14.2110a,b
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