Reference numberCLP/20/96/1
TitlePaper, 'An account of ye feltmakers' trade found amongst the late Dr Robert Hooke's Papers by Mr R. [Richard] Waller'.
Date17th century
Description'The way of making felts'. Notes that the feltmakers buy their wool off the glovers, and then describes the process of turning wool into felt. Waller notes at the end of the paper that Hooke breaks off. Includes an elaborate drawing of the felt-makers at work, drawing loose in volume.

Subject: Trades
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Notes29 June 1709, 'An Account of Feltmaking by Dr Hook was read. It was found by Mr Waller among his Papers, who was ordered to be thanked' (JBO/11/171).
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueJBO/11/171
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
NA6739Waller; Richard (c1646 - 1715); natural philosopher and translatorc1646 - 1715
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