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Hat-Making Machinery.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HATM
Hat industry
Content : Title from folder.

Content : 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 the lever is depressed." Includes additional text.

Source note: Appleton''s cyclopedia of applied mechanics : a dictionary of mechanical engineering and the mechanical arts. (New York: Appleton, 1883) Benjamin, Park (1849-1922), Editor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1711782
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17212433
Barcode : 33333159377114
UUID: bef1d030-c552-012f-3fe3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hat-Making Machinery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-20e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hat-Making Machinery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-20e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Hat-Making Machinery. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-20e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Hat-Making Machinery.