Cotton Presses and Compresses & Cotton Bale Ties
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.
"When cotton is collected in large quantities for shipping, the hydraulic compress is used, and the bales are reduced to about one-half the original size". -excerpt from Cotton Presses and Compresses
47 on one side, 48 on back side.
Please note: Some posters in this collection have missing pieces and tears on the margin.