Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Record:
Accession number :
30653
Record number :
30653-2
JCB call number :
D650 W722v2
Image title :
[Sawmill]
Place image published :
[London]
Image publisher :
[Thomas Harper, for John Stepheson]
Image date :
[1650]
Image function :
plate; following p. 75
Technique :
woodcut
Image dimension height :
14.8 cm.
Image dimension width :
10.2 cm.
Page dimension height :
18 cm.
Page dimension width :
14.2 cm.
Materials medium :
ink
Materials support :
paper
Description :
Sawmill showing water, gears, saw blades, and pulleys.
Source creator :
Williams, Edward, fl. 1650
Source Title :
[Virgo triumphans] Virginia: more especially the south part thereof, richly and truly valued ...
Source place of publication :
London
Source publisher :
Printed by T. H. for John Stephenson, at the Signe of the Sun, below Ludgate.
Source date :
1650
notes :
William's book, an effort to promote the many profitable activities that could be employed in Virginia, focussed on the silk trade, but also discussed keeping vines, growing fruit trees, and creating a lumber industry.
Time Period :
1601-1650
Provenance/Donor :
Acquired in 1950.
Owner and copyright :
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area :
North America
Subject Area :
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
Subject headings :
Sawmills

[Sawmill]