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Eickemeyer'S Hat-Stretching Machine ; Head With Stretching Levers (Hat-Stretching Machine) ; Wool-Hat-Body Blocking Machine.

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Eickemeyer's hat-stretching machine ; Head with stretching levers (hat-stretching machine) ; Wool-hat-body blocking machine.

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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Hatmaking

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HATM
Topics
Millinery
Machinery
Hat industry
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content: Source code incorrect. Written on border: "1882" Printed on border: "The first machine which performed the stretching of a hat body successfully, on wool as well as on fur hats, was the corrugation stretcher invented by R. Eickemeyer, and this machine in its various modifications to suit the different kinds of work is now almost exclusively used in the hat factories of this country." "The hat having been stretched, it now remains to make what is called in the trade the band, namely, the sharp angle formed by the junction of the brim and side-crown. This operation is performed on the blocking machine, of which fig. 337 is a perspective view…" Includes additional text.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1711782
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17212433
Barcode : 33333159377270
UUID: bc5bedf0-c552-012f-b32b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eickemeyer'S Hat-Stretching Machine ; Head With Stretching Levers (Hat-Stretching Machine) ; Wool-Hat-Body Blocking Machine." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-20e0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eickemeyer'S Hat-Stretching Machine ; Head With Stretching Levers (Hat-Stretching Machine) ; Wool-Hat-Body Blocking Machine." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-20e0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Eickemeyer'S Hat-Stretching Machine ; Head With Stretching Levers (Hat-Stretching Machine) ; Wool-Hat-Body Blocking Machine. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-20e0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Eickemeyer'S Hat-Stretching Machine ; Head With Stretching Levers (Hat-Stretching Machine) ; Wool-Hat-Body Blocking Machine.