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The Beauty of Patent Drawings

There is something beautiful, delicate and wonderfully technical about patent drawings.

Commonly brought up on Your Gal Friday episodes these patents not only key history evidence but insight to an inventors skill and genius.

Maria Beasley – Life Raft


Marie Van Brittan Brown – Home Security System


Josephine Cochrane – Automatic Dishwasher


Mary Phelps Jacob – The Bra

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Margaret Knight – Paper-Bag Machine


Hedy Lamarr – Secret Communications System


Mary Anderson – Windshield Wiper


Learn More about Hedy Lamarr & Mary Anderson 

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