Plate XI. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Viscount Kingsborough. This Plate representing a Perspective View of the Lapping Room, with the Measuring, Crisping, or Folding the Cloth in Lengths, Picking the Laps or Lengths, Tying in the Clips, acting by theMechanic power of the Laver to press the Cloth round & firm, and Sealing it preparatory to its going to the Linen Hall; Is most humbly Inscribed by his Lordship's obedient humble Servant. Wm. Hincks.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20. 1791.
Stipple. Plate 353 x 424mm. 13¾ x 16¾". Large margins, few repairs with slight tear at bottom.
An interior view of a room in a mill or factory where several men are engaged in measuring, folding and binding cloth into lengths. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 19683] £400.00