Patent Model - Improvement in Fish-Hatching Apparatus

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Thomas Ferguson, Patentee
Production date
Jan 27 1878
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Painted wood, brass, steel
4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 11 3/4" (11.4 x 16.5 x 29.8cm)
Ferguson's invention "relates to methods and devices for hatching spawn of fishes, and has for its object to hatch such spawn in still waters, where the current will not impart sufficient motion to the eggs or furnish them with a sufficient change of water, and also in waters exposed to storms." (Patent Number 199,527)
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