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Sewing machine

Description: Until the sewing machine was invented and sold to the public in the mid-1800s, all sewing was done by hand. This sewing machine from the 1860s was made by the Shaw & Clark company and was operated by turning the hand crank.
Source: http://www.digitalindy.org/cdm/ref/collection/tcm/id/1508
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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Copyright: This file is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Subjects: Sewing machines
19th century

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