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.
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.
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Incorporated into the title is a coat-of-arms "Perdeum et Ferrum Obtinui."
First published 1782.