Research & Collections News
The outstanding variety of the Rothschild patent model collection simply amazes me each day I review records of models that have been unpacked and cataloged by Caroline Western, our Special Projects Cataloger. One patent model recently caught my eye so I decided to find out more about it. Most of
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably never thought about salt all that much. It’s just one of those things that does great things to your food but does bad things to your blood pressure, and that’s where your knowledge (and probably interest) stop.
One common question about patent model inventors is, “Were they successful?” For some well-known inventors such as Thomas Edison, the answer is yes. For others, it isn’t so easy to determine and perhaps their patent is all that is known about them. Whether the patent itself was successful, well t