Robert papermaking machine, 1798.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Robert papermaking machine, 1798.

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Description

Model of Nicolas Louis Robert's (1761-1828) machine which used the principle of the conveyor belt to allow the continuous manufacture of paper on a sheet of wire cloth. Previously, paper was produced in individual shaped sheets.
 

Image Ref.

10311095
 

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