Patent Model - Improvement in the Construction of the After Hulls of Yacht's, &c.

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Empson Middleton (b.1838, d.1916), Patentee
Production date
Jul 07 1874
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Pine (visual), paint
1/2 x 11 7/8 x 8 1/4" (1.3 x 30.2 x 21cm)
Middleton's invention "has for its object to increase the capacity of vessels for carrying cargo or ballast, to enable them to carry more canvas to improve their sailing qualities, and to make them safer in rough weather and in heavy gales of wind." (Patent Number 152,805)
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