East View of the Salt Works at Wharton in Cheshire.As erected by Mr. Furnival, from 1828 to 1832.
Lithograph with hand-colouring, sheet 185 x 320mm (7¼ x 12½"). Tears to edges. Creases as normal
The salt works at Wharton (now Winsford) in Cheshire. Rock salt arrived in the area in the Triassic period, and was excavated from the seventeenth century onward. Winsford Rock Salt Mine opened in 1844 and is still in operation.
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