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Capstan Plate CXLVI

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 0.008 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019711
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. The plate features five images relating to capstans, which show the mechanisms and cogs within capstans including gearing and shaft. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ENGRAVING OF CAPSTANS, ENTITLED `CAPSTAN', PUBLISHED BY ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

    Web title: Capstan Plate CXLVI

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