Pruning Implements & Hedge Training

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.  

"Reference is made to pruning in the Scriptures. In each instance where the mentioned it refers to its conversion into a spear or from a spear. It wad a much heavier tool than the pruning knife, and cut by a blow, like a bill or machete." -excerpt from Pruning Implements

"The thorn hedge is mentioned in the bible. It is the ordinary of to-day in palestine. Thorns for hedges were used by the Greeks, 1000 B.C.. Homer represents Ulysses as finding Laertes digging and preparing to plant to plant a row of quick sets." -excerpt from Hedge Training

39 on one side, 40 on back side.

Please note: Some posters in this collection have missing pieces and tears on the margin

50-100 agriculture cactus hedge industrial industry pruning size-16-x-20-in training vintage poster

More from $50 to $100