Sail-asisted wheelbarrow, late 18th century.
 
 

Sail-asisted wheelbarrow, late 18th century.

Deseve

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One of a series of eleven engravings by Deseve after Deguignes, from a book on China showing various industrial scenes. Titled 'Brouette a Voile', it shows a man pushing a loaded wheelbarrow or rickshaw which has sails fitted to make his task easier.
 
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