Early hand-powered lock stitch sewing machine

Made:
Bridgeport

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Early Wheeler and Wilson hand-powered lock stitch sewing machine of a design of about 1867; this model was made around 1885.

Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1927-250
Materials:
cast iron, polished wood, steel and wrought iron
Measurements:
overall (without handle): 315 x 260 x 445 mm
type:
lock stitch sewing machine, domestic sewing machines and stitching
credit:
Flynn, Miss Christina