Reference numberCLP/3i/1
TitlePaper, 'The history of arts, illiberal and mechanick' by John Evelyn
DescriptionEvelyn provides categorised lists of mechanic and 'illiberal' trades and occupations. His categories are as follows:

- Usefull and purely mechanic
- Meane trades
- Servile
- Rusticall
- Femal [female] artifices
- Polite and more liberall
- Curious
- Exotick, and very rare seacretts [secrets]

Subject: Art / Trade

Read to the Royal Society on 16 January 1660.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8217Evelyn; John (1620 - 1706); antiquary, diarist, and gardener1620 - 1706
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