Old Technology Illustrations From the British Museum

The British Museum has put hundreds of thousands of digital scans online. unfortunately the collections are random though fans have been putting the pictures in relevant albums.

Here’s the Technology album on flikr:

Image taken from page 249 of 'The United States of America. A study of the American Commonwealth, its natural resources, people, industries, manufactures, commerce, and its work in literature, science, education and self-government. [By various authors.]

The title page:
https://www.flickr.com/people/britishlibrary/

About the mechanical curator that picks pictures at random.
http://blogs.bl.uk/digital-scholarship/2013/10/peeking-behind-the-curtain-of-the-mechanical-curator.html

Enjoy.

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