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Upon further scrounging around the dark recesses of the internet I ran
It actually has 'the rest of the story' and a photo of the pen and ink
drawing of the wheel... the source for the picture is:
The Housebook Master (?)
Middle Rhenish, active c. 1465/1500
Spinning Wheel, from "The Housebook", 1475-1485
Identified as the earliest illustration of a spinning wheel equipped with a
... back to diggin'...
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