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The Shape of Things

o find the best arrangement of mechanical components, inventors experimented with many different implement designs, most of which were unsuccessful. In most nineteenth-century mowers, the driver sat directly behind a team of horses and the cutter bar extended to the driver's right. In this design, however, the horses are separated and the cutter bar is mounted between them.

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Color lithograph, ca. 1885
Printed by Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann Lith.
(New York) for Eureka Mower Co. (Towanda, PA)
22.25" x 28.5"

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