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10955 Sectioned working model of a corn (grain) mill, wood / paper / metal, James Rigg, c.1880. Click to enlarge.

Working model of a corn mill made by James Rigg

    Sectioned wooden model / diagram of a corn (grain) mill, including every process from the grain being put into the hopper to its being deposited in sacks as fine flour, seconds, or bran. The regulating the supply, the varying distances of the millstones, the creeper, hoist, separator, dresser &c., &c., can all be put in motion at the same time, that a large class may observe every process. Size 2 ft, 4 in x 2 ft, 4 in.

    Summary

    Object No.

    10955

    Object Statement

    Sectioned working model of a corn (grain) mill, wood / paper / metal, James Rigg, c.1880

    Physical Description

    Sectioned wooden model / diagram of a corn (grain) mill, including every process from the grain being put into the hopper to its being deposited in sacks as fine flour, seconds, or bran. The regulating the supply, the varying distances of the millstones, the creeper, hoist, separator, dresser &c., &c., can all be put in motion at the same time, that a large class may observe every process. Size 2 ft, 4 in x 2 ft, 4 in.

    Dimensions

    Height

    640 mm

    Width

    600 mm

    Depth

    100 mm

    Source

    Credit Line

    Purchased 1886

    Acquisition Date

    16 February 1886

    Cite this Object

    Harvard

    Working model of a corn mill made by James Rigg 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/1113>

    Wikipedia

    {{cite web |url=https://ma.as/1113 |title=Working model of a corn mill made by James Rigg |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 May 2022 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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