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This is Plate 40 from Plate Volume 10 of the Diderot / D'Alembert Encyclopédie. It shows a rose engine headstock.

From: Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, etc. , eds. Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond D'Alembert. University of Chicago: ARTFL Encyclopédie Project (Spring 2011 Edition), Robert Morrissey (ed), http://encyclopedie.uchicago.edu/.

(I was looking for an image to represent the literature of ornamental turning - what better representation of technical literature than a plate from the Encyclopédie?

The scanned plates of Diderot in the ARTFL project are in the public domain.

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