Published April 11, 2017
An intelligent stranger who wanted to carry on a debate about religion was always welcome in Hunt’s shop, and Jackson soon had all he …
Published April 8, 2017
By the late 1830s Hunt’s sewing machine was more or less forgotten by almost everyone, except, temporarily, by the inventor himself. Following the years …
Published April 5, 2017
“I remember,” continued Arrowsmith, “that when Walter Hunt worked the machine after he had it fully completed it usually worked well, though it appeared …
Published April 2, 2017
Many parts of Saint’s machine were similar to those of modern ones. The material to be sewn lay flat, and was acted upon by …
Published March 27, 2017
THE PROFESSOR
A poster announcing the demonstration of “Antipodean Shoes,” which allowed acrobat Richard Sands to walk across a polished ceiling like a …