Two large faceplates stand opposite each other on a machine capable of turning wheels up to 7 feet in diameter.


  • Title: Lathe for Railway Wheels (Main View)
  • Creator: Claude-Marie Ferrier, Hugh Owen
  • Date Created: May 1–October 15, 1851
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.2 × 20.7 cm (6 × 8 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Salted paper print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.577.2.2.14
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Claude-Marie Ferrier (French, 1811 - 1889) Hugh Owen (British, 1808 - 1897)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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