Old machinery

The Wellcome Trust library has a great historical archive of zoological, medical and scientific material. Amongst their plague fleas and elephants are a collection of images of lathes, chucks and tooling by the likes of Edward Speer, T. Griffiths, Joseph Clement and J. Petitcolin.

Mr. Ed. Speer’s concentric chucks. Mr. T. Griffiths’ stop-cock

Mr. Joseph Clement’s turning lathe.

Mr. T. Hack’s chuck for turners.



Mr. A Bell’s chuck for turners.

Screw cutting slide lathe.

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