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

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

Sectional wooden model diagram of a Corn-mill; 261 (SB). 261, 349, Sectional wooden model diagram of a Cornmill, 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. (Section from catalog...

Summary

Object No.

10955

Object Statement

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

Physical Description

Sectional wooden model diagram of a Corn-mill; 261 (SB). 261, 349, Sectional wooden model diagram of a Cornmill, 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. (Section from catalogue, pasted into Stock Book). Working model of corn mill for elementary instruction (LC).

Dimensions

Height

640 mm

Width

600 mm

Depth

100 mm

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1886

Acquisition Date

16 February 1886

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sectioned working model of a corn mill, wood / paper / metal, James Rigg, c.1880 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 September 2019, <https://ma.as/1113>

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