Firefighting & EMT

Personalized Stethoscope Patent Art, Ford, 1881

$119.00 USD

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TITLE: Stethoscope
INVENTOR: William Ford
YEAR: 1881
PRINT#: F7487S

The stethoscope was invented in France in 1816 by Ren Laennec at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris. It consisted of a wooden tube and was monaural. His device was similar to the common ear trumpet, a historical form of hearing aid; indeed, his invention was almost indistinguishable in structure and function from the trumpet, which was commonly called a "microphone". In 1851, Arthur Leared invented a binaural stethoscope, and in 1852 George Cammann perfected the design of the instrument for commercial production, which has become the standard ever since. However, Cammann did not patent his device since he thought an useful instrument for the medical profession should be given to the profession. Ford modified the piece that comes in contact with the patient's skin and patented this device.-PS
Reproduction of the original patent artwork and application submitted to the US Patent Office.
Art is printed on premium, heavy-weight art paper for an aged and authentic look
Framed art is double-matted and presented in a high-quality wooden & glass frame
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Size and Specs

11x14 Size
Overall frame size 13-1/4" x 16-1/4"
Product weight is 3 lbs
Mat is 2" in width around art
Personalization area size is 4" x 1"
Double-matted: charcoal (top) and black (bottom)
Frame is sealed and includes hanging hardware

16x20 Size
Overall frame size is 18-1/4" x 22-1/4"
Product weight is 5 lbs
Mat is 2.5" in width around art
Personalization area size is 5" x 1.5"
Double-matted: charcoal (top) and black (bottom)
Frame is sealed and includes hanging hardware

Personalization
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Copy will be centered
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Example Personalization Copy
Line 1: JOHN G. GOLDMAN
Line 2: Thanks for your ideas and leadership
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