Patent Model - Pendulum-Berth

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Frederick Gardner, Patentee
Production date
Mar 02 1880
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Iron, brass
12 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2" (30.5 x 24.1 x 24.1cm)
Gardner's invention "consists in an arrangement of mechanism for suspending a platform or cradle in or upon a ship or vessel in such a manner that it shall always maintain a horizontal position, irrespective of any motion of the vessel caused by the action of the sea." (Patent Number 225,006)
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