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Fay's sill-dressing machine ; Silk-winder

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Fay's sill-dressing machine ; Silk-winder

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Textiles -- Manufacture

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884
Silk industry
Textile industry
Textile machinery
Textile mill workers
Content: Printed on border: "Silk-winder. B. The machine on which raw silk in the hank is transferred to bobbins preparatory to spinning. Each hank is extended upon a light six-sided reel, called a swift, a number of which are arranged on axes on each side of a frame. The bobbins, one for each swift, are arranged above them." Written on border: "1877" Includes additional text.
Source note: Knights new mechanical dictionary : a description of tools, instruments, machines, processes, and engineering. (Boston : Houghton, 1884) Knight, Edward Henry (1824-1883), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 23 x 14 cm. (9 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17241404
Barcode: 33333159407135
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd016500-c564-012f-d600-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1884: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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The New York Public Library. "Fay's sill-dressing machine ; Silk-winder" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0514-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The New York Public Library. "Fay's sill-dressing machine ; Silk-winder" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0514-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1884). Fay's sill-dressing machine ; Silk-winder Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0514-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Fay's sill-dressing machine ; Silk-winder