Beer Mug Canvas Patent Print
- Printed in the U.S.A. on canvas with archival ink
- 16 X 20 inch patent print
- Restored and digitally enhanced while maintaining the integrity of the original document
- Antiqued blackboard finish
This beer mug patent from 1876, printed on canvas with archival ink, is a frothy, tasteful addition to your office, bar, and home. It is finished with a distressed vintage effect bringing character and atmosphere.
"Be it known that we . . . have invented a new and useful Improvement in Design for Beer Mugs or Ale-Glasses, with or without foot or stein; and we do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description thereof, reference being laid to the accompanying drawing forming part of this specification, and illustrating our design."--John Oesterling and Julius Palme. Filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office April 3, 1876.
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.