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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 19th 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.

Eureka Mower Company poster.

Color Lithograph, ca. 1885

Printed by Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann Lith. (New York)
for Eureka Mower Co. (Towanda, PA)
22.25" x 28.5"
WHI 3560

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