Turning wood, 1754.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 18cm x 32cm

Turning wood, 1754.

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Engraved plate, taken from the 'New and Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences - Supplement' by John Barrow, (London, 1754). The plate shows two scenes of wood turning using two different kinds of foo-powered treadle lathe in a workshop amid hand tools. Dimensions of plate: 370 mm x 217 mm.

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