Patent Model - Wire Mat
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Thomas Midgley (b.1860, d.1934), Patentee
Thomas Midgley (b.1860, d.1934), Assignor
Henry Hartman (b.1850, d.1913), Assignee
Mar 11 1890
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26 x 19 x 1 3/4" (66 x 48.3 x 4.4cm)
The object of Midgley's invention "is to produce a cheap and durable mat consisting of a body portion made entirely of wire and of a bounding portion connected to the body portion, also of wire, so that the mat as an entirety shall be flexible in all directions, with capacity of being rolled up." (Patent Number 422,960)
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