Lock stitch sewing machine head

1888 in New York

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Lock stitch sewing machine head with step feed for sewing leather or other heavy work, made by the Howe Machine Company, New York, United States, 1888.

Related people


Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
cast iron and steel
lock stitch sewing machine, domestic sewing machines, leather work and stitching
Howe Machine Co.

Cite this page


We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.

Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero

Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data


Download catalogue entry as json

View manifest in IIIF viewer

Add to Animal Crossing Art Generator

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.