Horse Clippers Clark Original Patent Lithograph 1888
Horse Clippers Clark Original Patent Lithograph 1888

Horse Clippers Clark Original Patent Lithograph 1888

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On this original linen-backed lithograph from 1888, W. Clark patented horse clippers. This invention compromises gearing for giving the clipper free and extensive movement while driving it from a fixed motor, and also an associated special clipper. A short horizontal shaft across a post is driven from the motor or turned by a band-wheel. The second horizontal shaft is driven by a bevel gearing from the first and can swivel about the top of the post.

All patent lithographs sold by Maymont Group are 100% ORIGINAL.

These documents are NOT reproductions or posters (patent art).

These are the original lithographs found in books obtained from the Patent and Trademark Office directly.


In the 1800's and early 1900's, inventors would submit a detailed drawing of the invention and/or improvements to the patent and trademark office. Once received and if approved, the Patent office would then send a letter of confirmation to the inventor and begin to take that drawing and etch it into stone in order to create and print this linen-backed lithograph. These documents are the original hard copies that were created by the patent office's artists, and act as patent examiner reference material. With that being said, these are 100% original and are the only physical copies in existence.

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