Technical Study of the Incline Plane Mechanism of the South Hadley Canal, South Hadley, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1958.69
Date: 
1794
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
folded sheet: 12 1/2 x 8 in. ( 31.8 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: left to center, inside folded sheet: "A Level of the bottom of the upper Canal. / B [D'o?] of lower Canal. - / C The machine is calculated to carry a vessel loaded, weighing 30 tons . . . / [etc.]"
Inscriptions: 
Extensive technical inscriptions
Description: 
Diagram
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend J.E. Strickland
Provenance: 
Descent through the artist's family; the Reverend J.E. Strickland, Gouray Lodge, Jersey, Channel Islands
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group