Animal powered sewing machine

I came across this book during a visit to The Emporda Technical Museum in Figueres. This is what the caption says:

Maquina de coser con motor animal
Unas semillas y el animalillo hara girar interrumpidamente la rueda de su maquina de coser.

Direct translation:

Sewing machine motor animal
Some seeds and uninterrupted creature will spin the wheel of his sewing machine.

I found this very amusing so I decided to do some more digging as I just had to know more about it.

It’s created by Frenchman, Jacques Carelman, a self-taught artist who is primarily known for Catalogue d’Objets introuvable (Impossible Object Catalogue). The catalogue was designed and published 1969 as a parody of a mail order catalog emulating the style of the famous Manufrance. – Objetos Imposibles website

To be continued…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: