The First Cotton-Gin. AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY.

The First Cotton-Gin.

Sheppard, William. L. (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 12-18- 1869.
Single page wood engraving from December 18, 1869 issue of Harper's Weekly, black and white, 7 x 9 1/4 on sheet size 16 x 11 inches. Light scattered foxing hardly visible on image. Engraving by William L. Sheppard includes accompanying text on verso discussing the image of a "primitive cotton-gin, which preceded the saw-gin invented by Eli Whitney toward the close of the last century." Item #40241

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