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Patent For Improved Conduit For Invalid-Chairs
My device is designed for children's or invalids' chairs, and of that class with which a chamber or vessel is used, and consists in forming with or attaching to the under and front side of the seat a conduit, or conductor, for the purpose of conducting the urine discharged by its occupant into the chamber or vessel below, and by this means effectually preventing its discharge upon the floor, carpet, or clothes of the person, as is invariably the case with the devices now used...
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Title: Patent For Improved Conduit For Invalid-Chairs
Creator: George Wells (patent holder)
Date: March 23, 1869
Format: Patent
Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office
Control no.: Patent Number 88,104
Keywords: Assistive Technology; Children; Connecticut; George Wells; Government; Hygiene; Invalid; Inventions; Patents; Physical Disability; Wheelchair
Topics: n/a
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America

Objects From This Artifact:
- Design For G. Wells Invalid Chair (still)
- Patent For Improved Conduit For Invalid-Chairs (doc)