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Manufacturing pencils, 1872

Manufacturing pencils, 1872

C045/0904

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25.7 x 29.5 cm ⏐ 10.1 x 11.6 in (300dpi)

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Caption

Manufacturing pencils, 1872. The lead (graphite) is set into a grooved strip of cedar, then a second strip of wood is placed on top and glued. The whole pencil was then placed in a machine and rounded.

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