Patent number: 352298
Issue date: Nov 9, 1886
“Be it known that I, MOSES S. COLE, a citizen of the United States, residing in the city of Rivas, Republic of Nicaragua, Central America, have invented new and useful Improvements in Aerial Vessels..”
The engraving above featured on the front cover of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January 1st, 1887. A full version can be found here.
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