Object Detail


Maker and Role
H. Smith (b.1844, d.1901), Patentee
Laflin & Rand Powder Co. (estab. 1869, closed 1912), Maker
Description
This blasting machine creates a spark through a crank that generates static electricity to set off the charges.

Based on H. Julius Smith's patent for an Electrical Battery with the objective to produce "an electrical machine constructed with especial reference to portability and to working in all conditions of the atmosphere." (Patent #93,563)
Collection
DuPont Museum Collection
Date
Post Aug 10 1869
Currently on Display
No
Object No
54G1/E50-45

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