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Publication numberUS188009 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 6, 1877
Filing dateSep 23, 1876
Publication numberUS 188009 A, US 188009A, US-A-188009, US188009 A, US188009A
InventorsEdwin A. Galindo
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improvement in mats for pictures and show-cards
US 188009 A
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E. A. GALINDO. MATS FOR PICTURES AND SHOW CARDS.

No.188,009. Patented March 6,1877.

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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.

EDWIN A. GALINDO, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

IMPROVEMENT IN MATS FOR PICTURES AND SHOW-CARDS.

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 188,009, dated March 6, 1877 application filed September 23, 1876.

To all whom it may concern Betit known that 1, EDWIN A. GALINDo, of the city of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings and State of New York, have invented certain novel and useful Improvements in the Mode of Constructing Skeleton Mats for Pictures, &c.; and I hereby declare in What manner the same is to be constructed, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, which are lettered to correspond with and form a part of the specification.

To enable those skilled in the mechanic art of framing and backing pictures and the publie to understand the nature of my said inven tion, I will describe it as follows, to Wit:

Figure 1 represents a plan of the face of my improved mat A, showing the plastic or other beading or molding B; also, showing the paper 0, or other cc vering of my skeleton frame or mat. Fig. 2 is the reversed 0r bottom side of my improved mat A, showing the several bottom parts of the skeleton frame, viz., the molding 0r beading B, the outer, frame F, separated from the internal frame or molding B, by means of any suitable number of braces, l 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, provided with tongues at each end thereof, to fit into the longitudinal grooves in the vertical internal edges of the frames B and F, as shown in the sectional drawings, Figs. 3, which are sections of Fig. 2 at n a. A surface covering, 0, is secured to the skeleton frames F and B, by means of glue or any other adhesive substances.

the manufacture of a skeleton mat composed of the different parts all arranged in the manner set forth. Therefore,

What I claim is-- As a neyv article of manufacture, a mat for picturesand show-cards, consisting ofan outer frame. F, and inner frame B, separated by means of any suitable number of tongued braces. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, operating in longitudinal grooves in the inner edges of the frames B and F, in combination with any suitable covering 0, all constructed and arranged substantially as and for the purpose specified.

In testimony whereof I hereunto subscribe my name in the presence of two witnesses.

ED WIN A. GALINDO.

Witnesses:

JAMES P. MGLEAN, SAMUEL McOoNKEY.

Classifications
Cooperative ClassificationA47G1/06