The Tea Plant. Plate 8. Vol. X... Preparing the Lead for the Packing of Tea. Pl. 21. Col. XI.  Heating & Rolling Tea-Leaves. Plate 15. Vol XI.  Method of gathering Tea by means of Monkeys. Pl.9, Vol.IX.  Making of Tea Chests. Pl.33,Vol.XII.  Tea Warehouse. Pl.27, Vol.XII.  Treading the Tea in Baskets. Pl.3, Vol.XIII.
Seven aquatints. Sheet 152 x 240mm (6 x 9Ĺ"). Some offsetting.
A collection of seven small tea-related items depicting the process of packing, to heating, packing, preparing, and gathering. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated, British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it did cover all of these fields. At the time, it was considered to be of great influence to the English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature.
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