Refrigerator patent model made by Thomas Elkins

Created by
Elkins, Thomas, American
Date
1879
Medium
metal , ceramic , paint , wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4 x 3 15/16 x 9 3/4 in. (10.2 x 10 x 24.8 cm)
Description
A patent model of Thomas Elkins' refrigerator design. The model is metal with ceramic interior. The exterior is tarnished and has a design on the top. On one end there is a spout that looks like a funnel. There is a wood base with eighteen holes in the bottom of the model.
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Type
models (representations)
Topic
Design
Technology
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.113.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5244cea00-6a12-4850-b907-84ee99c5c52b
3D Model
5 image(s)