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To the right hon'able Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, this plate representing a perspective view of a scutch mill, with the method of breaking the flax with groved [sic] rollers, and scutching it with blades fixt on a shaft, both turn'd by the main wheel; great improvements in the method of breaking and scutching of flax; is most respectfully dedicated by ... Wm. Hincks / Wm. Hincks, delin. et sculp.

To the right hon'able Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, this plate representing a perspective view of a scutch mill, with the method of breaking the flax with groved [sic] rollers, and scutching it with blades fixt on a shaft, both turn'd by the main wheel; great improvements in the method of breaking and scutching of flax; is most respectfully dedicated by ... Wm. Hincks / Wm. Hincks, delin. et sculp.

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description

Summary

Print shows an interior view of a "scutch" mill where rollers and blades are used to break and beat flax in order to remove the woody fiber.
Title from item.
Plate V.
Incorporated into the title is a coat-of-arms "Perdeum et Ferrum Obtinui."
First published 1782.

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Date

01/01/1791
person

Contributors

Hincks, William, artist
Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793.
place

Location

Ballybay (Ireland)53.46667, -8.00000
Google Map of 53.46666666666667, -8
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Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html)

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