To the Right Honorable Randal William Mc. Donnell Earl of Antrim, Viscount Dunluce, Baron of Antrim, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Antrim, and Knight of the Most Honorable Military Order of Bath, This Plate, representing the common Method of Beetling,Scutching and Hackling the Flax, Is Inscribed by his Lordships grateful humble servant, Wm. Hincks. Plate IV.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.
Stipple and etching. 336 x 419mm (13¼ x 16½"). Trimmed and some creasing.
Plate IV: of Manufacturer in Irish Linen; a simple interior, where women are hacking at bundles of flax, holding them over wooden posts, another is twisting a bundle of it, a man standing to right is carding a bundle over combs set in a bench in front of him and a girl is carding another bundle on a stone, using a roller, on the left, with a little girl playing with a dog in the foreground.
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