"A Sewing Machine"
[Douglas W Jerrold] *
Invention, Technology, Domestic Economy, Class, Politics
Notes that this invention has recently been exhibited at the Royal Institution. Thinks there is nothing new in the fact that the machine works by 'turning a screw', since 'English shirtmakers' have 'been made to work for farthings' by 'turning a screw'.
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