Patent Model - Improved Clothes-Drier

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Henry Hancock, Patentee
Production date
Apr 14 1868
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Wood, painted wood
3 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 1" (8.3 x 21 x 2.5cm)
Hancock's invention "consists in a frame, carrying laterally-expanding arms or bars, and pivoted at its upper end to a suitable supporting-rod or shaft in such manner that the arms or bars, being brought parallel and closely together may be turned up into a vertical position out of the way when not in use." (Patent Number 76,756)
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