Cornhill Magazine,  4 (1861), 609–23.


[Richard Allen?]



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Industry, Machinery, Steam-power, Progress

    Gives a technical description of the various processes by which 'the material for the Cornhill Magazine' (622) is now almost entirely 'machine-made' (616). However, even with the backing of both 'science and enterprise' (623), machinery, which 'can do almost anything but think', cannot reproduce exactly the quality of 'hand-made papers' which 'are still the best'. Nevertheless, 'Man is especially a machine-making animal' and the mechanisation of paper production can only but increase. (616)

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