Patent Model, possibly of a Railroad Rail

Unknown American, American

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mid-19th century

Wood, steel, and brass

Overall: 1 3/4 × 1 5/8 × 4 13/16 in. (4.4 × 4.1 × 12.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the United States Patent Office

47.9.23219

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

In graphite on bottom "July 3, 1918"

Provenance

United States Patent Office, Washington, D.C.; given to Dartmouth College, 1872; catalogued by present collection, 1947.

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