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CRAFT AND INDUSTRY 4

contents : From 1750 - 1830 : Craft & Industry
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Summary: Scutch Mill

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As the linen process became more mechanised towards the end of the 18th century, the scutching was done by rollers that were driven by water power. At the back you can see a man holding the flax near the scutching blades a very dusty, unhealthy job.

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