Friday, April 26, 2013

Memorable Things Lost Which were in Use Among the Ancients: Oxen

Below is the title page of book published in 1715 but first issued in 1589.

Below is a quote from the above book.

" . . . .ships, . . . and six oxen within, which by turning an engine stirred the [paddle] wheels. . . . "

This is a related illustration, but from a different book.

No comments: