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Slasher.

Image ID: 825909

Slasher. (1884)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Slasher.

Published Date

: 1884

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 8 x 22 cm. (3 x 8 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "1877" Printed on border: "Slasher. A sizing-machine for warp-yarns. The yarns are received from a number of rollers on the right, but two of which are shown in the engraving. They are then sized, brushed, and dried, the latter by passing over and under large heated cylinders. The name slasher originated as a playful term to indicate the much greater rapidity of the machine as compared with the ordinary warp-dresser." Inc ....
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Original Source

: From Knights new mechanical dictionary : a description of tools, instruments, machines, processes, and engineering. (Boston : Houghton, 1884) Knight, Edward Henry (1824-1883), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Textiles -- manufacture

Source Description

: 2 folders (64 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC TEXT-Man

Digital ID

: 825909

Record ID

: 705555

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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