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Hat-making machinery.

Image ID: 825306

Hat-making machinery. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hat-making machinery.

Published Date

: 1883

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 13 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 in.)


: Written on border: "1891" Printed on border: "Blocking. Fig. 2303 represents the Eickemeyer hand hat-blocking machine, which operates as follows: a hat previously stretched on the tip, side-crown, and brim is clamped on the outer edge and expanded to the desired size. Thirty-six clamping tongs are pivoted to the top plate, in an oval line around the block, and these are attached to the foot-lever so as to move outward from the centre when t ....
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Original Source

: From Appleton's cyclopedia of applied mechanics : a dictionary of mechanical engineering and the mechanical arts. (New York: Appleton, 1883) Benjamin, Park (1849-1922), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Hatmaking

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825306

Record ID

: 714066

Digital Item Published

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

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