This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of an illustration that depicts several views of a manual chaff cutter that was used for cutting straw or hay into small pieces that were then mixed in when other forage and fed to livestock such as horses or cattle.
This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Small crease - right side. Some moderate surface rub.
Period Paper is excited to present a collection of copper engravings from 1807 of antique farm machinery, livestock, farm buildings, and land management practices from the early 19th century. To continue "plowing" through this rare collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
Reproductive art by Barlow.
Keywords specific to this image: Farming, Apparatus, Mechanical