Refrigerator or Cooler.

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Patent for a refrigerator that has an "arrangement of parts whereby the articles to be cooled are protected from moisture while the space in which said articles are arranged is inclosed by a film of moisture, which is designed to cool the inclosed atmosphere by evaporation" (lines 11-16). The covering is absorbent and the shelves inside are perforated.

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[1], 2 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Burt, Henry M. May 4, 1897.

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Patent for a refrigerator that has an "arrangement of parts whereby the articles to be cooled are protected from moisture while the space in which said articles are arranged is inclosed by a film of moisture, which is designed to cool the inclosed atmosphere by evaporation" (lines 11-16). The covering is absorbent and the shelves inside are perforated.

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[1], 2 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Application filed June 18, 1896. Serial No. 596,049. (No model.)

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  • May 4, 1897

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  • May 4, 1897

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  • June 18, 1896

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Burt, Henry M. Refrigerator or Cooler., patent, May 4, 1897; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174597/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.