Golf Ball Canvas Patent Print
- 16 X 20 inch patent print
- Restored and digitally enhanced while maintaining the integrity of the original document
- Printed in the U.S.A. on canvas with archival ink
The sporty golf ball patent, stylishly printed on canvas with archival ink, is a hole in one for your office, home, clubhouse, or game room. It is finished with a distressed vintage effect bringing character and atmosphere.
"To all whom, it may concern, be it known that I, FRANCIS H. RICHARDS a citizen of the United States, residing in Hartford, in the county of Hartford and State of Connecticut, have invented certain new and useful improvements in Golf-Balls, of which the following is a specification."
The patent act of 1790 established the rules for submitting a patent application. Each application had to be submitted with specifications, a patent drawing, and if possible a model of the invention. Eventually, models were no longer required.
The National Archives holds nearly three million patent case files from 1836-1956.