Item ASHL-25-014 - Design for the Iron Axis

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Design for the Iron Axis


  • 1781 (Creation)

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Born in Austhorpe Lodge near Leeds.


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A photograph made by Hallam Ashley of a technical drawing done by John Smeaton in the 18th century.
The drawing is titled 'Design for the Iron Axis showing the Manner of fixing the Waterwheel Etc.'

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A higher resolution copy of this image can be made available, subject to a charge. Please see for details. Alternatively, a higher resolution copy can be viewed for free at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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