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Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopaedia

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000105


  • c. 1836-1849

Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 5

Physical Description

Art on Paper


18.4 x 11.2 cm

General Note

Engraving used as the frontispiece for Luke Hebert's Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopaedia. The image shows a teacher looking at plans for inventions with his students amid various scientific instruments. An industrial city, train and a balloon are pictured in the background.

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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