Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 382-384
TitleLetter from William Rodgers to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from 9 Stanfield Street, Kings Road, Chelsea. The letter sends Brunel a complete working drawing of Rodgers' patent double concave small palmed anchor and discusses some of the features of the design as well as the specific intended mode of construction and Rodgers' preparation of parts for various sizes of anchor and for different manufacturers, including anchor smiths, forgemen and jobbing smiths that allow different levels of specialised worker to work on his plans for the anchors and create a systematic finished piece.
Date5 November 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent3 pages




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