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[John Heathcoat, inventor of the knitting machine]

[John Heathcoat, inventor of the knitting machine] Japanese print showing Heathcoat displaying the first successful result from his knitting machine to his wife. ... show more

[John Heathcoat, inventor of the knitting machine]
1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 33 x 23 cm. (block), 35.5 x 25 cm. (sheet).
Japanese print showing Heathcoat displaying the first successful result from his knitting machine to his wife.
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 163; 47623a (white label); LC2585; 42; typescript caption on mount:
  • Earlier control number: 2236.3-13.
  • Gift; Mrs. E. Crane Chadbourne; 1930; (DLC/PP-1930:47623a).
  • Forms part of: Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Heathcoat, John,--1783-1861.
  • Inventors--1850-1900.
  • Knitting--1850-1900.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1850-1900.
Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress)
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