Oscillating Cradle.

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Patent for a new and improved oscillating cradle. This design utilizes a hand-crank and gears to gently rock the wooden cradle back and forth. Also connected to the crank is a wooden rod at the bottom which gently strikes a xylophone underneath.

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Brown, Fred Harvey January 11, 1881.

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  • Brown, Fred Harvey Brown, F.H., of Fort Worth Texas, assignor to Max Elser and John Perry Alexander, of same place.

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Description

Patent for a new and improved oscillating cradle. This design utilizes a hand-crank and gears to gently rock the wooden cradle back and forth. Also connected to the crank is a wooden rod at the bottom which gently strikes a xylophone underneath.

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 236,545, dated January 11, 1881. Application filed August 18, 1880. (No model.)"

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  • January 11, 1881

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  • January 11, 1881

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  • August 18, 1880

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Brown, Fred Harvey. Oscillating Cradle., patent, January 11, 1881; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170103/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.