Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
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
Subject Area:
Artifacts, industry, and human activities
geographic area:
North America
Subject headings:
Sawmills
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired in 1950.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912

[Sawmill]