Patent Model - Improvement in Apparatus for Extinguishing Fires on Shipboard, &.

Maker and role
Joseph Connelly, Patentee
Thomas Connelly, Patentee
Consolidated Fire Extinguisher Company, Assignee
Production date
Aug 12 1879
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Painted tin, iron, glass
9 x 8 x 5" (22.9 x 20.3 x 12.7cm)
"Our invention relates to the construction of apparatus for generating and distributing carbonic-acid gas, or other equivalent gas, under pressure, for the purpose of extinguishing fires on shipboard and in like places; and is consists in combining with a generator provided with induction and eduction pipes a steam-jet arranged in the induction-pipe, and adapted to be used to both force and heat the water supplied to the generator..." (Patent Number 218,491)
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