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Views of Aston Flint Glass Works: belonging to B. & W. Gibbins, Birmingham. Interior View of Aston Fleet Glass Works: belonging to B. & W. Gibbins, Birmingham.
Views of Aston Flint Glass Works: belonging to B. & W. Gibbins, Birmingham. Interior View of Aston Fleet Glass Works: belonging to B. & W. Gibbins, Birmingham.
[n.d., c.1818.]
Two engravings on one sheet, scarce. Total printed area 385 x 670mm (15¼ x 26½"), with large margins.
One plate has exterior views of the factory with the conical furnace house. The second, larger plate has the interior of the furnace house, with glass-blowers and child labour. Situated on Bagot Street, the proprietors of the glass works were Brueton and William Gibbins, members of a large and prosperous Birmingham Quaker family.
[Ref: 56689]   £680.00  
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[Cobbler]
[Cobbler]
Done from an Original Picture of Old Heemskerck by Jonathan Spilsbury.
London, Printed for Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller, at N.o33 in Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1760].
Mezzotint, sheet 330 x 230mm (13 x 9"). Trimmed to plate.
Cobbler sitting on a stool holding a shoe in his lap while pulling on a strap of leather slung around his knee and under his foot, wearing a soft cap set at a slant and a leather apron; with a slipper on a stool to left, a pitcher standing beneath it and wooden dresser and shelf with bowls, dishes, phials and cups to the left, shoes and tools lying on the ground in the foreground.
Holstein: undescribed. CS: undescribed. Russel: undescribed. Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 57082]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Farriers Shed.
Farriers Shed.
Drawn & Etched by J.A.Atkinson.
London, Published Jany. 1st. 1807, by William Miller 49. Albemarle Street, and James Walker 8, Conway Street Fitzroy Square.
Fine coloured etching and aquatint, plate 240 x 185mm (9½ x 7¼"), with very large margins.
A farrier kneels shoeing a horse, with a well-dressed man standing behind him; second farrier on the right holds a hoof nipper, various tools are strewn across the ground.
[Ref: 57142]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Artificier.
Artificier.
[Denis Diderot and Jean d'Alembert, c.1760.]
Set of seven engravings with letterpress contents sheet. Bound together in paper wrapper, some sheets loose. Each sheet: 255 x 390mm (10 x 15½") Staining.
Seven plates detailing the tools and equipment of a pyrotechnician, from Diderot and d'Alembert's 'Encyclopédia ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers' 17vols (1751-1765).
[Ref: 41357]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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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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