Aquatint. Plate 571 x 400mm. 22½ x 15¾". Wear to the paper from old card backing, abrasions to the paper surface in the margins area.
Falun Copper Mine is a former copper mine in Falun, Sweden. Here at the entrance to the cave men are at work; a pulley system winches copper up to a rail-cart track above the valley. Plate 21 from 'Svenska Vuer' by Johan Fredrik Martin (1755-1816), Swedish watercolourist and printmaker. Martin lived in London during most of the 1770s.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 19800] £240.00