Wood Turner, 19th Century Photograph

 19th Century Wood Turner At His Belt Driven Wood Lathe

19th Century Wood Turner Cabinet Card

Here is a small cabinet card from my personal collection

Take a look at that wood lathe! Belt driven, heavy wood frame, wood head and tail stocks. The lathe is setup at a window for best lighting. The turner wears a full body jacket to keep the wood dust at bay. I wonder what drove the lathe? Water wheel? Steam engine?

It has been suggested that the image is from a Scandinavian country.

• You can buy this cabinet card on a variety of products at my Pixels.com shop.

Norwegian Wood Turner Cabinet Card