Patent Model - Improvement in Propulsion of Vessels
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Emily E. Tassey (b.1823, d.1899), Patentee
Dec 05 1876
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Brass, metal, wood
5 x 15 x 5" (12.7 x 38.1 x 12.7cm)
Tassey’s patent “consists in the combination of a siphon-formed tube with a propeller-wheel, for the purpose of gaining an increase of power for the propelling of boats and the operating of machinery.” Emily Tassey (1823-1899) received five patents, all focused on improvements to ships or waterways. (Patent Number 184,997)
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