Agricultural digging machine

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a demonstration of Samuelson’s Patent Digging Machine, 1853. Five horses pull the machine – pronged wheels cultivate the soil. Bernhard Samuelson formed his agricultural engineering company in Banbury in 1848. By 1851 he was employing 120 people and had won an award at the Great Exhibition. The company was still active in the 1920s.