Improved travelling- sleeping-cushion
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EDWARD- e. FAST, or WASHINGTON, DISTRICT or eoLUIIIBIA.`
Letters Patent` .N 98,859, dated Janna/ry 18, 1870.
IMPROVED TRAVELLING- SLEEPING-CUSHION;
The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same. Y
In cases of emergency, this apparatus, when coussting of an air-cushion, can be used as a. life-preserver.
lhepeculiarity of the invention consists of the oomhination ofen air-cushion of nearly semicircular form, and a strap, the lutter consisting of two parts, joined together, so as to shorten or lengthen it at convenience. Instead of an air-cushion, any other cushion bent to the nhove form can be used.
The apparatus is Worn around the neekt-he head of the wearer reclining at the back upon the cushion.
AIn the connected straps,)the under parts' of the arms are held horizontally, thenatura-l weight of which gveS a proportionate balance for the supporti of the head.
Description of the Accompanying Drawings.
In bthe enclosed drawings- A is the cushion.
B and C, the two parts of the strap. K Figure 2 shows the mode `of using the apparatus.
` I claim, a's my improvement- The semieirenlar cushion (air-cushion, of' India. rubber, or stuffed) A, constructed usherein described,.and provided with the strap B O, for lthe purpose specified. i
EDWARD G. FAST.
B. S. HEDBICK, E. W. W. GRIFFIN'.