I just love the interwebs.
I now have a collection of images of historical hatmakers! I do wish they showed a few more of the tools.
And: Best for last?
Updated to add!: and below, 1635. This one shows a tool the other images didn't show!
Here's the link to that site: http://collectie.atlasvanstolk.nl/collectie/data_gb.asp?display=1&q0=34068&f0=ID&search=Record