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Accession # SRM2001-5.3

Pulley

19th century


Pulleys on a ship are used to help rig sails and are vital when it comes to loading and unloading ships. A pulley is used to help change the direction of force being applied to it, and to create motion, in order to create momentum to stock or unload the ship.




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