Bale Band Tighteners & Distillation
16 x 20 in (41 x 51 cm)
This Collection is a part of "The Growth of Industrial Art" printed in 1890 by the U.S. Patent Office. These tools and modes of production changed people's way of life as well as how they interacted with a rapidly changing world.
"Bale band tighteners have been invented of many varieties. One of the latest tighteners consists of a lever with a forked claw or hook, by which the bale tie is drawn to its utmost tension". -excerpt from Bale Band Tighteners
"The first mention of the distillation of a fluid is of fresh water from sea water, and is found in the Commentaries of Alexander". -excerpt from Distillation
49 on one side, 50 on back side.
Please note: Some posters in this collection have missing pieces and tears on the margin