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[Alum Works]
[Alum Works]
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. Havell
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, March 1, 1814.
Aquatint printed in colour with accompanying text sheet, each 260 x 370mm (10¼ x 14½").
Trades print, from George Walker's 'The Costume of Yorkshire', with explanatory text sheet which reads: 'There are various alum works on the coast of Yorkshire, to the north of Scarborough, and particularly in the neighbourhood of Whitby, which carry on a very extensive trade. It is impossible, within the compass of a print or drawing, to give an adequate idea of the sublimity of the alum rocks and neighbouring scenery; the annexed Plate therefore can only be given as a very faint and humble miniature.'
[Ref: 43699]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Plate XXXII Alum Works.]
[Plate XXXII Alum Works.]
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, March 1, 1814.
Hand-coloured aquatint. 280 x 375mm (11 x 14¾"), watermark 'J. Whatman 1811', with sheet of letterpress,
A view of an alum works on the Yorkshire coast, north of Scarborough. From 'The Costume of Yorkshire' by George Walker.
[Ref: 47008]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Plate IX. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Bangor, This Plate Representing a Complete Perspective View of all the Machinery of a Bleach Mill, upon the Newest and most approved Constructions. Consisting of the Wash Mill, Rubbing Boards moved by a Crank, and
Plate IX. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Bangor, This Plate Representing a Complete Perspective View of all the Machinery of a Bleach Mill, upon the Newest and most approved Constructions. Consisting of the Wash Mill, Rubbing Boards moved by a Crank, and Beetling Engine for Glazing the Cloth, with a View of the Boiling House. Is most respectfully Inscribed by his Lordships obedient humble Servant. Wm. Hincks.
Wm. Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20. 1791.
Fine stipple. Plate 353 x 424mm. 13¾ x 16¾". Large margins.
An interior view of a mill where three men and a woman are engaged in washing, rubbing, glazing and boiling fabric. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 19682]   £400.00  
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[Coopers.]
[Coopers.]
G. Lewis pinx.t. F.C. Lewis sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Mezzotint. Sheet 115 x 140mm (4½ x 5½"). Trimmed within plate, laid on album paper.
The interior of a cooper's workshop, with men making a barrel. The chiarioscuro lighting of the scene is inspired by the works of Joseph Wright of Derby.
[Ref: 56478]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Pl.34. Le Coton et son emploi. No.1. Recolte du Coton. No.2. Nègres occupies à metre le coton en balles. No.3. Cardage du Coton. No.4. Filature du Coton. No.5. Fabricant de Bas.
Pl.34. Le Coton et son emploi. No.1. Recolte du Coton. No.2. Nègres occupies à metre le coton en balles. No.3. Cardage du Coton. No.4. Filature du Coton. No.5. Fabricant de Bas.
[n.d. c.1850.]
Hand-coloured engraving. 165 x 235mm. 6½ x 9¼".
The production of cotton where slaves are employed to carry out the manual labour, leaving the machinery tasks to the white men and women.
[Ref: 15480]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A true Representation of the Diamond Cutters Wheel or Mill.
A true Representation of the Diamond Cutters Wheel or Mill.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine according to Act of Parliament 1750, for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in St Paul's Church-Yard, London.
Engraving. 211 x 273mm. 8¼ x 10¾". Small patched tear in top right-hand corner. Small holes in the publication line where previously bound.
Two men step into a manufacturing room. A man on a stool works away at a high bench at a diamond cutters wheel. Two other men stand at two significantly larger wheels or gears possibley powering the machine.
[Ref: 56060]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Brick Lane] Interior of a Gas House.
[Brick Lane] Interior of a Gas House.
Drawn by Charles Blunt. Engraved by J. Dower.
London Published by William Orr Paternoster Row. Septr. 1833.
Engraving. 114 x 142mm. 4½ x 5½". Trimmed to the image along the top edge. Laid on separate album sheet.
Men inside a gas house, stoke the furnaces with coal and wood. Steam swells around the room.
[Ref: 16814]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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View of the British Plate Glass Manufactory; View of the British Plate Glass Warehouse.
View of the British Plate Glass Manufactory; View of the British Plate Glass Warehouse.
[n.d.. c.1810.]
Rare aquatint, 270 x 215mm. (10½ x 8½"), with large margins. Paper toning. Small tears in margins.
[Ref: 61520]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The several Methods of blowing and casting Plate Glass, with the Men at Work.
The several Methods of blowing and casting Plate Glass, with the Men at Work.
Printed for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in St Pauls Churchyard. London _ For the Universal Magazine, November 1747.
Engraving. 205 x 240mm. Tear in bottom edge.
[Ref: 6994]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Art of Grinding and Polishing of Plate Glass.
The Art of Grinding and Polishing of Plate Glass.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in St Paul's Church-Yard, London 1748.
Engraving. 195 x 230mm. Binding folds flattened.
[Ref: 6982]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Dr. Syntax in the Glass-House.
Dr. Syntax in the Glass-House.
Drawn by T. Rowlandson.
[R. Ackermann, n.d. c.1820.]
Coloured aquatint. 158 x 250mm. 6¼ x 9¾".
Dr Syntax and another man blowing glass, a man to the far left prods the man behind. Onlookers applaud in delight. From 'The Second Tour of Dr Syntax. In Search of Consolation'.
[Ref: 23558]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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A Glass House. The Glass-Makers at Work.
A Glass House. The Glass-Makers at Work.
C.Grignion sculp.
Printed for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in Newgate Street. 1747.
Engraving. 180 x 280mm. Binding folds flattened.
[Ref: 6991]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The rough polishing of Glasses. [&] The Running of Glasses. [&] The Polishing of Glasses.
The rough polishing of Glasses. [&] The Running of Glasses. [&] The Polishing of Glasses.
[n.d., 1763.]
Three engravings. Each sheet c. 170 x 195mm (6¾ x 7¾"), with three sheets of letterpress. Original folds, slight offset from text.
From 'Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses On such Particulars of Natural History As were thought most proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth'.
[Ref: 60858]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[Vitrier.]
[Vitrier.]
[After Jan Van Vliet.]
[Published by Gaspard Duchange?] [n.d. c.1750.]
Etching. 210 x 165mm. 8¼ x 6½". Trimmed to the plate.
The glaziers; a male figure in left foreground glewing panes of glass on a table, another working in right background. This is one from a series of twenty-two plates (plus title) after Jan van Vliet, published by Gaspard Duchange, with French captions.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn. See BM: S.6186 [in reverse].
[Ref: 19915]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Nalders & Co's. Glove Factory, Shacklewell.
Nalders & Co's. Glove Factory, Shacklewell.
Eastman & Yeo, Cheapside. [n.d. c.1815.]
Engraving. 102 x 210mm. 4 x 8¼". Laid on album scrap.
A glove factory owned by Nalders & Co, in Shackewell, Hackney, London.
[Ref: 24111]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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The Gold & Silver Refiners at Work.
The Gold & Silver Refiners at Work.
Printed for J.Hinton at the King's Arms, St Pauls Churchyard. 1747.
Engraving. 200 x 220mm. Binding folds flattened.
[Ref: 6992]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Art of Hat-Making.
The Art of Hat-Making.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine according to Act of Parliament 1750 for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in St Paul's Church-Yard, London.
Engraving. 200 x 240mm. Binding folds flattened.
[Ref: 6984]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Plate V. To the Right Hon.ble Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Scutch Mill, with the Method of Breaking the Flax
Plate V. To the Right Hon.ble Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Scutch Mill, with the Method of Breaking the Flax with groved Rollers, and Scutching it with Blades fixt on a Shaft, both turn'd by the Main Wheel, Great Improvements in the Method of Breaking and Scutching of Flax. Is most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships obedient and much obliged humble Servant, W.m Hincks.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by W.m Hincks, July 4.th 1783.
Stipple, sheet 345 x 420mm (13½ x 16½"). Trimmed to plate, nicks and tears at edges. Small holes on image.
An interior view of a 'scutch' mill where rollers and blades are used to break and beat flax in order to remove the woody fibre. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 60381]   £380.00  
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Plate V. To the Right Hon.ble Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Scutch Mill, with the Method of Breaking the Flax
Plate V. To the Right Hon.ble Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Scutch Mill, with the Method of Breaking the Flax with groved Rollers, and Scutching it with Blades fixt on a Shaft, both turn'd by the Main Wheel, Great Improvements in the Method of Breaking and Scutching of Flax. Is most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships obedient and much obliged humble Servant, W.m Hincks.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20. 1791.
Coloured stipple, sheet 345 x 425mm (13½ x 16¾). Trimmed to plate.
An interior view of a 'scutch' mill where rollers and blades are used to break and beat flax in order to remove the woody fibre. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 60388]   £360.00  
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Plate IX. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Bangor, This Plate Representing a Complete Perspective View of all the Machinery of a Bleach Mill, upon the Newest and most approved Constructions.
Plate IX. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Bangor, This Plate Representing a Complete Perspective View of all the Machinery of a Bleach Mill, upon the Newest and most approved Constructions. Consisting of the Wash Mill, Rubbing Boards moved by a Crank, and Beetling Engine for Glazing the Cloth, with a View of the Boiling House. Is most respectfully Inscribed by his Lordships obedient humble Servant. W.m Hincks.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by W.m Hincks Aug.t 23, 1783.
Stipple, sheet 340 x 415mm (13¼ x 16¼"). Trimmed to plate on two sides, nicks at edges.
An interior view of a mill where three men and a woman are engaged in washing, rubbing, glazing and boiling fabric. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 60378]   £380.00  
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Ironmongery Manufactory. Ironmongery Warehouse.
Ironmongery Manufactory. Ironmongery Warehouse.
[n.d. c.1830.]
Very rare lithograph on green stained paper. 133 x 235mm. 5¼ x 9¼".
Inside the factory and warehouse of an ironmongery.
[Ref: 24197]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Line Swinglers.] Plate 24.
[Line Swinglers.] Plate 24.
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. & D. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, March 1. 1814.
Hand coloured aquatint. Sheet size: 250 x 360mm (10 x 14¼"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Two men work cutting and preparing flax. From George Walker’s 'The costume of Yorkshire' published in 1814, containing forty-one coloured aquatint plates based upon the author’s original drawings of social and economic scenes in Yorkshire.
[Ref: 54261]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Plate V. To the Right Hon.ble Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Scutch Mill, with the Method of Breaking the Flax with groved Rollers, and Scutching it with Blades fixt on a Shaft, both turn'd by the Main
Plate V. To the Right Hon.ble Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Scutch Mill, with the Method of Breaking the Flax with groved Rollers, and Scutching it with Blades fixt on a Shaft, both turn'd by the Main Wheel, Great Improvements in the Method of Breaking and Scutching of Flax. Is most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships obedient and much obliged humble Servant, Wm. Hincks.
Wm. Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20. 1791.
Very fine stipple. Plate 353 x 424mm. 13¾ x 16¾". Large margins, crease bottom left.
An interior view of a 'scutch' mill where rollers and blades are used to break and beat flax in order to remove the woody fibre. From William Hincks illustrations depicting the Irish Linen Industry.
[Ref: 19676]   £400.00  
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To His Excellency the Lord Lieutenant General and General Governor of Ireland; His Royal Highness Prince Edward; His Grace the Duke of Leinster; the Earls of Clanriacarde, Westmeath, Inchiquin, Drogheda, Tyrone, Shannon, Clanbrassil, Mornington, Courtown,
To His Excellency the Lord Lieutenant General and General Governor of Ireland; His Royal Highness Prince Edward; His Grace the Duke of Leinster; the Earls of Clanriacarde, Westmeath, Inchiquin, Drogheda, Tyrone, Shannon, Clanbrassil, Mornington, Courtown, Charlemount, Bective and Ely, Knights of the Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick. This View taken near Scaroa in the County of Downe, representing Ploughing, Sowing the Flax Seed and Harrowing; Is Dedicated by their most obedient and respectful humble Servant Wm. Hincks. Plate I.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.
Stipple and etching. 350 x 419mm (13¾ x 16½"). Trimmed and some creasing.
Plate I: of Manufacturer in Irish Linen; a landscape with a man turning a plough, drawn by four horses, another whipping them along, a third scattering seed and a fourth coming after them, driving a pair of oxen, with women and children sitting, picnicking under a tree to left, a thatched cottage to right and a large building, coach and horses in the background to left.
[Ref: 28599]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Right Hon.ble and Hon.ble Members of Parliament and Glorious Volunteers of Ireland, The Protectors of our Liberty & Commerce. This View taken near Hillsborough in the County of Downe, Representing Pulling the Flax when grown, Hooking or putting it
To the Right Hon.ble and Hon.ble Members of Parliament and Glorious Volunteers of Ireland, The Protectors of our Liberty & Commerce. This View taken near Hillsborough in the County of Downe, Representing Pulling the Flax when grown, Hooking or putting it up to Dry, Ripling or saving the Seed, and Boging or burying it in Water. Is Dedicated with zealous wished for the everlasting harmony & happiness of England & Ireland by their obedient hum.ble Serv.t Wm. Hincks. Plate II.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.
Stipple and etching. 350 x 412mm (13¾ x 16¼"). Trimmed and some creasing.
Plate II: of Manufacturer in Irish Linen; a landscape with women gathering and binding flax in a field to right, loading it onto a cart, another passing it over a comb on a bench, under a tree, a third holding up a bundle behind her and a man standing in a pool in front, twisting a bundle to drain it; with a waterfall , mountains and a church in the background.
[Ref: 28598]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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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,
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.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
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.
[Ref: 28597]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Right Hon.ble Arthur Trevor, Viscount Dungannon and Baron of Older-Fleet in the County of Antrim; This Plate representing the Brown Linen Market at Banbridge in the County of Downe, This Weaver’s holding up their Pieces of Linen to View, the
To the Right Hon.ble Arthur Trevor, Viscount Dungannon and Baron of Older-Fleet in the County of Antrim; This Plate representing the Brown Linen Market at Banbridge in the County of Downe, This Weaver’s holding up their Pieces of Linen to View, the Bleachers elevated on Forms examining its Quality; Is most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships most obedient Servant, Wm. Hincks. Plate VIII.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.
Stipple and etching. 351 x 431mm (13¾ x 17"). Trimmed and some creasing.
Plate VIII: of Manufacturer in Irish Linen; a crowd of men and women at the top of a slope, by the corner of an arcaded building, one inspecting a cloth, in front of a horse and foal, others waving rolls of cloth; women selling goods at two tables either side of the road and figures grouped in front of houses on the slope to left, a bridge curving over the river at the foot and people on the path ascending the hill beyond.
[Ref: 28595]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Right Hon.ble Lord Visc.t Kilwarlin and Fairford, and Knight of the Shire for the County of Downe; This Perspective View of a Bleach Green taken in the County of Downe, Shewing the methods of Wet & Dry Bleaching, and the outside View of Bleach
To the Right Hon.ble Lord Visc.t Kilwarlin and Fairford, and Knight of the Shire for the County of Downe; This Perspective View of a Bleach Green taken in the County of Downe, Shewing the methods of Wet & Dry Bleaching, and the outside View of Bleach Mill, on the most approved construction: Is most gratefully Dedicated by his Lordship’s very respectful humble Servant, Wm. Hincks. Plate X.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.
Stipple and etching. 349 x 420mm (13¾ x 16½"). Trimmed and some creasing.
Plate X: of Manufacturer in Irish Linen; a landscape with a house on a hill to right, strips of cloth stretched out on the slope in front, men working outside a Bleaching Mill below, some washing linen in a trough, another sprinkling strips with a hose, with a couple reclining under a gnarled tree on a height in the foreground, a man riding over a bridge across the river, next to a mill, beyond to left and mountains in the background.
[Ref: 28594]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Very Respectable the Linen Merchants and Manufacturers of Ireland, The Conductors of that Great and Beneficial Staple of our Country; This Perspective View of the Linen Hall in Dublin, with the Boxes and Bales of Linen ready for Exportation, the
To the Very Respectable the Linen Merchants and Manufacturers of Ireland, The Conductors of that Great and Beneficial Staple of our Country; This Perspective View of the Linen Hall in Dublin, with the Boxes and Bales of Linen ready for Exportation, the Emblems of their Industry, Is Dedicated by their obedient humble Servant, Wm. Hincks. Plate XII.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20, 1791.
Stipple and etching. 349 x 425mm (13¾ x 16¾"). Trimmed and some creasing.
Plate XII of Manufacturer in Irish Linen: exterior of a large three-storey building with five arched entrances in the lowest storey in the central section, a clock set in a triangular pediment above, where men are gathered around crates and bales of cloth, one sitting to right, writing, resting his paper on a bale, others standing to left, talking while a workman piles up bales.
[Ref: 28593]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Part set: 9 Plates of 12 from Illustrations of the Irish Linen Industry.]
[Part set: 9 Plates of 12 from Illustrations of the Irish Linen Industry.]
W.m. Hincks delin et sculp.
London, Published as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20 1791.
Stipples; early rich impressions. Plate: 410 x 345mm (16 x 13½"). Trimmed. Some repairs.
Part set of nine plates from a series of twelve from William Hinck's (1773-1791) 'Illustration of the Irish Linen Industry' first published in 1783. The series depicts all the processes involved in the making of linen from sowing the flax seed through the preparation of the cloth for export. (For Plates I, II and XII of the series see refs: 28599, 28598 and 28593.)
Abbey Life: 444.
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Plate XI. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Viscount Kingsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Lapping Room,
Plate XI. To the Right Hon.ble Lord Viscount Kingsborough, This Plate representing a Perspective View of a Lapping Room, with the Measuring, Crisping or Folding the Cloth in Lengths, Picking the Laps or Lengths, Tying in the Clips, acting by the mechanic 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 Lordships obedient humble Servant, W.m Hincks.
W.m Hincks delin. et sculp.
London, Publish'd as the Act directs by R. Pollard, Spafields June 20. 1791.
Very fine stipple. Plate 340 x 420mm. 13½ x 16½". Tear in edge of plate top right.
An interior view of a Lapping Room, with the linen being measured, rolled and bundled, ready for sale. From William Hincks' illustrations depicting the Irish linen Industry.
[Ref: 21095]   £400.00  
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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 the
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 the Mechanic 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.
Wm. Hincks delin. et sculp.
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  
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The Tradesmen & Artificers.
The Tradesmen & Artificers.
[London, Printed for the Author Rich Wallis Citizen & Arms painter of London & are to be sold by him at his Shop against ye Royall Exchange 1677.]
Engraving. 200 x 155mm, 8 x 6". Trimmed, mounted in album paper.
From "Londons Armory Accuratly delineated in a Graphical display of all the Arms, Crests, Supporters, Mantles and Motto’s of every distinct Company and Corporate Societie in the Honourable City of London".
[Ref: 17852]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Der Oelschlager.
Der Oelschlager.
[Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel. 1699.]
Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm (3¼ x 5¼"). Large margins.
A scene in which a man pours olive oil into a barrel while a woman next to him looks on, in the background a horse turns a large press. An illustration from 'Etwas für Alle...' by Abraham à Santa Clara (1644-1709).
[Ref: 38896]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Oil Press.
The Oil Press.
[n.d., 1763.]
Engraving. Sheet 170 x 195mm (6¾ x 7¾"), with a letterpress sheet with key. Original folds, slight offset from text.
An illustration of a press for olive oil. From 'Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses On such Particulars of Natural History As were thought most proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth'.
[Ref: 60857]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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A Paper Mill, with the Men at Work.
A Paper Mill, with the Men at Work.
Engraved for the Universal Magazine, for J.Hinton at the King's Arms in Newgate Street. [n.d., c.1747.]
Engraving. 180 x 280mm. Binding folds flattened.
[Ref: 6990]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Set of five patterns.] Ornaments for Painting on Wood & Fancy Work. [x 3] [&] Black and White Borders. [&] Black and White Pattern.
[Set of five patterns.] Ornaments for Painting on Wood & Fancy Work. [x 3] [&] Black and White Borders. [&] Black and White Pattern.
Published Dec.r 1 1816 [& Feb.y 1 1817], at R.Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Three aquatints & two lithographs (undated), sheets c.150 x 240mm, 6 x 9½". Some foxing on some.
Eight patterns from 'Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions'. Ackermann was one of the first British publishers to take up the lithographic process.
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[Set of five.] Muslin Patterns.
[Set of five.] Muslin Patterns.
[Rudolph Ackermann, n.d., 1812 & 1815.]
Five lithographs, sheets c.130 x 230mm, 5 x 9". Trimmed, losing publication lines. Some staining on some.
Five muslin patterns from 'Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions', vols 6 & 14. Ackermann was one of the first British publishers to take up the lithographic process.
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[Set of eight Needlework Patterns.]
[Set of eight Needlework Patterns.]
London, Pub. Sept.r 1 1814 at R.Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand. [etc.]
Eight aquatints with etching, different dates. sheets c.150 x 240mm, 6 x 9½". Some staining on some.
Eight needlework patterns from 'Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions'.
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Drawing the Retorts at the Great Gas Light Establishment, Brick Lane.
Drawing the Retorts at the Great Gas Light Establishment, Brick Lane.
W. Read Sculp.t.
London Pub.d by Sir Rich.d Phillips & Co. Feb.y 1. 1821.
Aquatint, printed in colours. Sheet 200 x 240mm (8 x 9½") Folds as normal and damage of edges of paper.
The dramatic moment when coke was raked out of the ovens. Frontispiece for One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry’, Colin MacKenzie 1822.
Ex Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 56698]   £220.00  
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Drawing the Retorts at the Great Gas Light Establishment, Brick Lane.
Drawing the Retorts at the Great Gas Light Establishment, Brick Lane.
W. Read Sculpt.
London Pubd. by Sir Richd. Phillips & Co. Feby 1. 1821.
Aquatint. 195 x 241mm. 7¾ x 9½". Two vertical creases. Spotting. Small hole top right-hand side. Little tears around the edges. Paper repaired on left-hand side.
The dramatic moment when coke was raked out of the ovens, an image equating factories with hell. Published in the Monthly Magazine.
[Ref: 14260]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Mess.rs Wilkinson & Wornum's Upright Patent Piana Forte.
Mess.rs Wilkinson & Wornum's Upright Patent Piana Forte. Plate 10, Vo. 1.
No.38 of R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts & Pub. 1 Feb. 1810 [at 101 Strand.]
Marking.
A diagram of a large upright piano forte advertised in Rudolf Ackermann's magazine the 'Repository of Arts'.
[Ref: 49897]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Preemer Boy]
[The Preemer Boy]
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. & D. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Jan.y 1. 1814.
Hand coloured aquatint. Sheet size: 255 x 350mm (10 x 13¾"), with sheet of letterpress. Trimmed inside platemark.
A boy sitting on a flagstone floor, using a metal toothed comb to remove the flocks of wool from the teasels discarded by the two croppers working on a bench behind. From George Walker’s 'The costume of Yorkshire' published in 1814, containing forty-one coloured aquatint plates based upon the author’s original drawings of social and economic scenes in Yorkshire.
[Ref: 54262]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sheffield Cuttler] Plate 39.
[Sheffield Cuttler] Plate 39.
Geo. Walker Del.t. Engraved by R. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, June 1. 1814.
Hand coloured aquatint. 290 x 380mm (11½ x 15"), watermarked 'J Whatman 1811'.
Four men standing at benches, hammering cutlery into shape. From George Walker’s 'The costume of Yorkshire' published in 1814, containing forty-one coloured aquatint plates based upon the author’s original drawings of social and economic scenes in Yorkshire.
[Ref: 54264]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Silk Manufacture in China.
The Silk Manufacture in China.
For the London Magazine, 1750. Plate 1.
Engraving. Plate 178 x 216mm. 7 x 8½".
Water staining along the lower edge, vertical crease to right as normal.
Six scenes showing the processed of manufacturing silk; winding the cods in ye Cauldron, Balneum Mariae to kill ye worms in the Cods, Taking the Cods from ye Mats after smother'd in the Earthen Pots, Hanging up ye Sheets of Paper with Eggs on them, Ways of Winding the Silk, Winding from the Cods in a Copper of Warm Water.
[Ref: 22249]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Silk Production.]
[Silk Production.]
Haussard sculp.
Paris, 1785.
Engraving. 390 x 540mm. Trimmed into printed area lower left.
12 scenes depicting silk production from Abbe Grosier's 'Atlas General de la Chine'..
[Ref: 2857]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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The manner of placing the Leaves on Scaffolds & Shelves to Feed Silkworms.
The manner of placing the Leaves on Scaffolds & Shelves to Feed Silkworms.
Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine, according to Act of Parliament, 174, for J. Hinton, at ye Kings Arms, in St. Paul's Church Yard, London.
Engraving. 197 x 248mm. 7¾ x 9¾". Some tears and foxing, vertical crease to left as normal
The feeding of slikworms.
[Ref: 22248]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Silke Throwers.
The Silke Throwers.
[London, Printed for the Author Rich Wallis Citizen & Arms painter of London & are to be sold by him at his Shop against ye Royall Exchange 1677.]
Engraving. 200 x 155mm, 8 x 6". Trimmed, mounted in album paper.
The arms of the Silk Weavers of London, with a mulberry tree and two turbaned men. The Silk-throwers were incorporated in 1630 by Charles I under the name of 'the master, wardens, assistants, and commonalty of the trade, art, or mystery of Silkthrowers of the City of London'. Various craft guilds were established in London as early as the 12th century, later becoming known as City Livery Companies because they often wore a distinctive livery or uniform (although the Silk Throwers had no livery or hall). The companies decided who could work or trade in their crafts, controlling prices and wages, working conditions and welfare. In return for exercising rigorous quality control they received monopoly powers. In continental Europe, various revolutions in the 18th and 19th centuries swept away the guilds, but in England they continued, and several new Companies have appeared in recent years.From "Londons Armory Accuratly delineated in a Graphical display of all the Arms, Crests, Supporters, Mantles and Motto’s of every distinct Company and Corporate Societie in the Honourable City of London".
[Ref: 17851]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Silkmen.
The Silkmen.
[London, Printed for the Author Rich Wallis Citizen & Arms painter of London & are to be sold by him at his Shop against ye Royall Exchange 1677.]
Engraving. 200 x 155mm, 8 x 6". Trimmed, mounted in album paper.
The arms of the Silkmen, incorporated by Charles I in 1631, featuring bales of silk, camels and a merchant ship. Various craft guilds were established in London as early as the 12th century, later becoming known as City Livery Companies because they often wore a distinctive livery or uniform. The companies decided who could work or trade in their crafts, controlling prices and wages, working conditions and welfare. In return for exercising rigorous quality control they received monopoly powers. In continental Europe, various revolutions in the 18th and 19th centuries swept away the guilds, but in England they continued, and several new Companies have appeared in recent years.From "Londons Armory Accuratly delineated in a Graphical display of all the Arms, Crests, Supporters, Mantles and Motto’s of every distinct Company and Corporate Societie in the Honourable City of London".
[Ref: 17862]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Smith Brothers Patent Jacquard Loom.
Smith Brothers Patent Jacquard Loom. Obtained The Prize Medal 1862.
[n.d. c.1862]
Steel engraving, 295 x 230mm (11½ x 9"). A bit of creasing and nicks to margins.
A mechanical loom weaving a floral pattern called "jacquard", necessitating a complex mechanism and repartition of the threads. On the sides of the machine are three characters, a man and two women: the man is wearing a three piece suit with a top hat, and the ladies are both wearing short-brimmed bonnets which tie under the chin. One of them, turning her back to the viewer, can be seen wearing a crinoline because of the width of her skirts, even though they are partially out of frame. Jacquard used very early form of computer.
[Ref: 58996]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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