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…

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