Howard Hughes Recon Airplane Canvas Patent Print
- Printed in the U.S.A. on canvas with archival ink
- 11 X 14 inch framed and matted print
- Two-inch black wood frame
- Restored and digitally enhanced while maintaining the integrity of the original document
- Antiqued blackboard finish
Fly high in your office, home, and airplane hangar with this 1942 bomber patent printed on canvas with archival ink and framed in a two-inch black wood frame. It is finished with a distressed vintage effect bringing character and atmosphere.
"This invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in bomber airplanes. The object of the invention is to provide a bomber airplane wherein the fuselage and side wings of the plane are utilized as carriers for bombs, the discharge of which is controlled by the pilot or other operator from within the cockpit of the airplane."
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.