Object Detail


Maker and Role
Otto Unzicker (American, b.1856, d.1905), Patentee
Adolph Shoeninger, Assignee
Date
Mar 11 1879
Object Type
Media
Brass, fabric, glass, string, wood
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 10" (26 x 24.1 x 25.4cm)
Description
Unzicker assigned his rights to Adolph Shoeninger, also from
Chicago. His patent provided “a swing easily attachable to any
doorway inside a building, vertically adjustable to accommodate the same to the height of the doorway, with an extension-seat
adapted to be used as a cradle, and arranged with a bow and
rope for the occupant to actuate the swing with great ease.” (Patent Number 213,150)
Collection
E. Tunnicliff Fox Collection
Object No
61.47.187
Currently on Display
Yes

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