Diagrams related to industrial production: 2 of large systems of gears and axles and 1 of metal components, anvils, and furnaces perhaps related to forge operations. The diagrams are labeled with plate and figure numbers, have watercolor washes, and are signed L. F. D. 1783.
Louis XVI, 1774-1793.
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), as part of Ms. 11.; Sold as part of the residue of the Phillipps collection first to William H. Robinson Ltd., 1945, and again to H. P. Kraus, Mar. 1978; part of Kraus's ms. 836.; Separated from manuscript formerly owned by Sir Thomas Phillipps, ms. 18505 (pencil note on verso of one diagram, Kraus?).; Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.; Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.; Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.