Space Capsule 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
NASA’s 1963 patent of "manned space capsule configuration for orbital flight and atmospheric reentry" showed the diagram of what we now easily identify as a space capsule. A terrific piece for space enthusiasts, it is printed on canvas with archival ink and is finished with a distressed, vintage effect.
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.