Museum of Science and History: Curious World of Patents

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MOSH's exhibit on historical patent models will be on display for one more week. In this article we take a look at a few of the items in the exhibit.

Improvement in Invalid Bedsteads -- Patented by US July 29, 1879
by Gaston D’Haisne, Paris, France

“In some diseases requiring the body or a part of the body to be kept cool, I place upon the bed sectional rubber mattresses adapted to be inflated or filled with cold water.”

The Curious World of Patent Models will run at MOSH, 1025 Museum Circle, until September 30.

Article by Melanie Pagan
Photos courtesy MOSH

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