Patent Model - Improved Bone-Black Kiln

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Edward Eastwick (b.1833, d.1896), Patentee
Production date
Apr 06 1869
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Painted wood, tin
13 x 9 1/2 x 5 1/4" (33 x 24.1 x 13.3cm)
Eastwick's invention "consists in the manner of supporting upper and lower vertical retorts in bone-black kilns, or kilns for similar purposes, so that both upper and lower retorts are sustained on a central support, and allowing the lower retorts to be suspended over and enter into the mouth-pieces of the coolers below, which coolers are independently supported." (Patent Number 88,700)
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